Languages, Cultures & Linguistics - Reading German Literature

University College Dublin


Course Name Languages, Cultures & Linguistics - Reading German Literature
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code GER10140
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
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Course Fee Fees 2019-20

Audit €350 per module (interest only).
Credit €500 per module (including assessment).

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Entry Requirements Non-beginners/post-Leaving Cert level.
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Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
GER10030 - Intro to German Literature
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Course Content

Expand+Autumn 2019: Semester 1.

GER10140 Reading German Literature
Academic Year 2019/2020

This is a level 1 module for students of German (non-beginners) or any students with German who want to read German literature. All students should have reache...

Subjects Taught Indicative Module Content:
The module will start with short non-literary texts and then proceed to discuss selected literary examples from different periods, employing different stylistic features, and written by a range of authors from the German-speaking countries. The focus will be on close reading and analysis.

Some of the themes that will feature:
Relationships and conflict
Growing up and issues of identity
Belonging, inclusion and exclusion
Language and communication
Number of Credits 5
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