cod. 15024

Academic year 2011/12
3° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Letteratura tedesca (L-LIN/13)
Letterature straniere
Type of training activity
40 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
course unit
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Learning objectives

The course means to offer an introduction to the German literature of the 19th century. The students are asked to identfy the general problems of the historical period by studying the individual works.


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Course unit content

The course addresses the most important literary trends of German literature in the 19th century. By studying some of the main literary works , the origins and the evolution of the phenomenon will be explored in depth.

Full programme

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Adelbert von Chamisso, Peter Schlemihls wundersame Geschichte
August von Platen, Venezianische Sonette
Georg Herwegh, selected poems
Heinrich Heine, selected poems
Georg Büchner, Woyzeck
Gottfried Keller, Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe
Theodor Fontane, Frau Jenny Treibel

Storia della letteratura tedesca, a cura di Miachael Dallapiazza e Ulrike Kindl. 2. vol. Dal Settecento alla prima guerra mondiale, p. 271-321.

Teaching methods

classroom lectures

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam

Other information

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