GERMAN LITERATURE III
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to contextualize German literature after 1933.
The course aims to:
- consider authors, currents and works in their historical, political, and aesthetic position.
- familiarize with literary texts, appreciating linguistic specificity and structural complexity.
- extend the knowledge of the covered topics by the autonomous use of scientific bibliography.
- identify the salient features of literary texts in order to realise the variety of the concept of "German language".
Course contents summary
The course concerns the most important authors and movements of German language literature after 1933. Narrative texts, poems and plays will be read and examined. The detailed examination program will be provided the lecturer at the end of the course.
Lectures will be based on texts provided by the lecturer. A plan to an autonomous closer examination of contents will be explained.
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination mainly in German with following skills assessment:
- knowledge of movements, authors and works dealt with in regard to their historical and cultural context;
- the ability to process the contents of the course, aiming the formulation of autonomous judgments that should increase the obtained information;
- ability to apply these skills to the analysis of literary texts with the contextualization in their original dimension;
- competence in German language corresponding to level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.