GERMAN LITERATURE II
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course means to offer an introduction to the German literature of the 19th century. The students are asked to identfy the general problems of the historical period by studying the individual works.
Course contents summary
The course addresses the most important literary trends of German literature in the 19th century. By studying some of the main literary works , the origins and the evolution of the phenomenon will be explored in depth.
Adelbert von Chamisso, Peter Schlemihls wundersame Geschichte
August von Platen, Venezianische Sonette
Georg Herwegh, selected poems
Heinrich Heine, selected poems
Georg Büchner, Woyzeck
Gottfried Keller, Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe
Theodor Fontane, Frau Jenny Treibel
Storia della letteratura tedesca, a cura di Miachael Dallapiazza e Ulrike Kindl. 2. vol. Dal Settecento alla prima guerra mondiale, p. 271-321.
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