Austrian Literature LM (2010/2011)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S02562
Name of lecturer
Isolde Schiffermuller
Coordinator
Isolde Schiffermuller
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/13 - GERMAN LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
II semestre dal Feb 21, 2011 al May 28, 2011.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course will introduce the students to the narrative of Robert Musil, one of the most representative Austrian authors of the Twentieth century. It will focus in particular on the novel The Man without Qualities (Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften), a landmark of modernism, which, in its mimicking of the essay form, offers an overview on Austrian and European cultural history. Moreover, the essays by the Austrian writer Ingeborg Bachmann on Musil’s writings will be analysed.