Austrian Literature (2014/2015)

Course code
4S00885
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
I semestre dal Oct 1, 2014 al Jan 10, 2015.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.5  
Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.5  

Learning outcomes

LEARNING GOALS
The course offers an introduction to the main historical, artistic and literary characteristics of Austrian culture between the Nineteenth and Twentieth century, focusing in particular on the works of the most representative authors of this period.

Syllabus

Bibliography:
-Atlante della letteratura tedesca, a cura di F. Fiorentino e G. Sampaolo, Quodlibet, le seguenti voci: Il Danubio, pp. 46-53, Vienna 1900, pp.171-178, La Praga di Kafka, pp. 342-354
-W. Schmidt-Dengler, “Jung-Wien”, in: Storia della Civiltà letteraria tedesca, diretta da M. Freschi, Utet, vol. 2, pp. 318-333.
-D. Lorenz, Wiener Moderne, Metzler.
-M. Engel, B. Auerochs (a cura), Kafka-Handbuch. Leben-Werk, Wirkung, Metzler, pp. 1-27, 419-424.
In German:
- H. v. Hofmannsthal, Gedichte: Ballade des äußeren Lebens, Poesie und Leben (Aus einem Vortrag)
-S. Freud, Die Traumarbeit, in: Traumdeutung
- F. Kafka, Vor dem Gesetz, Eine kaiserliche Botschaft, Ein Landarzt
- R. M. Rilke, Der Panther

Assessment methods and criteria

FORMAT FOR THE EAMINATIONS
The final exams will be oral and held in German.