RCLANG 321 - Readings in German
Section: 001 Introduction to German Literature and 20th Century Cultural Studies
Term: FA 2008
Subject: RC Languages (RCLANG)
Department: LSA Residential College
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Proficiency test.
May be repeated for credit.
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This course offers an introduction into German Literature and Cultural History of the Twentieth Century, aimed at refining students' skills in reading, writing and speaking German. Through fictional and non-fictional texts (novels, autobiographies, journalistic articles, film), we will be discussing the following subjects: Modernism and the City, Fascism and Resistance, Holocaust and Memory, Postwar Reconstruction, Migration and Multiculturalism, German Unification and Identity, German Language and Culture in the Age of Globalization, as well as current topics in the media. Longer texts include: Keun's Das Kunstseidene Mädchen, Mann's Mario und der Zauberer, Sichrovsky's Schuldig Geboren, Schlink's Der Vorleser, Ören's Bitte nix Polizei, Müller's Reisende auf einem Bein und Brussig's Am kürzeren Ende der Sonnenallee.

RCLANG 321 - Readings in German
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001 (SEM)
MWF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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