Austrian Literature LM (2013/2014)

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
German
Period
II semestre dal Feb 24, 2014 al May 31, 2014.

Lesson timetable

II semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.10  
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.10  

Learning outcomes

The course will focus on the phenomenon of “language crisis” or “Sprachkrise” from the end of the 19th century on. Thus it will investigate various literary-philosophical approaches to the question through the analysis and discussion of central texts mostly by austrian authors: Fritz Mauthner, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Hugo v. Hofmannsthal, Karl Kraus and Ingeborg Bachmann.

Assessment methods and criteria

The final exams will be oral and held in German