German literature 2 (2016/2017)

Course code
4S002930
Name of lecturer
Gabriella Pelloni
Coordinator
Gabriella Pelloni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-LIN/13 - GERMAN LITERATURE
Language of instruction
German
Location
VERONA
Period
I SEMESTRE dal Oct 3, 2016 al Jan 21, 2017.

Lesson timetable

I SEMESTRE
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 4:50 PM - 7:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.6 from Oct 3, 2016  to Nov 19, 2016
Thursday 4:50 PM - 7:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.6 from Dec 1, 2016  to Jan 21, 2017
Friday 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.6 from Oct 3, 2016  to Nov 19, 2016
Friday 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.6 from Nov 28, 2016  to Jan 21, 2017

Learning outcomes

The course offers an introduction to German Literature of the 19th Century in its most representative movements and trends: from Romanticism, "Vormärz" and "Biedermeier" to Realism and the "Gründerzeit".

Syllabus

During the lessons we will analyse the following works:

Friederich Hölderlin: Wie wenn am Feiertage..., Am Quell der Donau
Heinrich von Kleist: Die Marquise von O...
Ludwig Tieck: Der blonde Eckbert
E.T.A. Hoffmann: Der Sandmann
Heinrich Heine: Der Rabbi von Bacharach, Die romantische Schule (passi scelti), liriche scelte
Georg Büchner: Woyzeck
Annette von Droste-Hülshoff: Die Judenbuche
Theodor Fontane: Effi Briest
Friedrich Nietzsche: Dyonisos Dythiramben (Nur Narr! Nur Dichter, Klage der Ariadne)


The students are then supposed to choose and study on their own one of the following works (students who don't attend the lessons are supposed to choose two works)

Heinrich von Kleist: Die Marquise von O..., Penthesilea
Joseph von Eichendorff: Aus dem Leben eines Taugenichts
E.T.A. Hoffmann: Das Fräulein von Scuderi
Georg Büchner: Lenz
Theodor Storm: Immensee
Gottfried Keller: Romeo und Julia aus dem Dorfe

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Marino Freschi La Letteratura Tedesca Il Mulino 2008 978-88-15-11998-8
Friedrich Dürrenmatt La visita della vecchia signora Einaudi 1988
Bertolt Brecht Madre Courage e i suoi figli Einaudi 1963
Thomas Mann Morte a Venezia Marsilio Editore 2009

Assessment methods and criteria

The fina examination will be oral and held in German

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017