units

ATS3105

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitGerman Studies
OfferedNot offered in 2013
Coordinator(s)Dr Christiane Weller

Notes

Previously coded GRN3245

Synopsis

This unit will examine Austrian and German literature at the turn of the century and will focus on the intellectual life of the urban centres, cultural criticism, the nascent youth movement and new conceptualizations of corporality and the workings of the psyche.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject students should have aquired detailed knowledge of the main features of Austrian and German literary and cultural life in the period and a good grasp of key texts reflecting the social, political, intellectual and historical developments of the time. Students should be capable of informed discussion of the literature in its context making use of relevant theoretical concepts. They will be able to present the results of their own research in form of a class paper and a written essay.

Assessment

Essay (2500 words, in English or German): 60%
Class Paper (500-1000 words): 20%
Exam (1 hour): 20%

Contact hours

3 hours (3 x seminars) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prerequisites

Advanced German Studies I, part 2 or above; or equivalent