20th Century German Literature
Providing students with theoretical and practical knowledge about modern German literary writers’ works written published during the first 33 years of the 20th. century. Analysing their German literary work and establishing a basis of a literary commentary adjustable to them. Describing specific characteristics of a modern literary work of art. Encouraging reading and writing skills along the working sessions in class thus enhancing German and Portuguese literary students’proficiencies.
Fernando Jorge de Oliveira Ribeiro
Weekly - 4
Total - 168
three open-book tests(85%), three individual small assignments and qualified participation in class(15%)
1- Analysing modern German literary authors and works as follows: F.Kafka:Die Verwandlung,Ein Bericht für eine Akademie; H.Hesse: Der Steppenwolf; Der Zauberer;S.Zweig Brief einer Unbekannten, Vierundzwanzig Stunden aus dem Leben einer Frau; A. Schnitzler: Lieutnant Gustl,Fräulein Else.2-Describing, understanding and evaluating narrative enttities like narrator and reader (time, space and character too) in order to stress the role played by them characterizing modern literary language strategy, subjectivity expression, modern interactivity between life and art.