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GM5011   German Literary and Cultural Contexts: Turning Points (40)

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 40

ECTS credits : 20

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module seeks to enable postgraduates actively to acquire advanced knowledge of contexts that have shaped literature and culture in the German-speaking lands from the Middle Ages to the present day. It draws on the expertise of academic teachers in the Department of German, and concentrates on the research-led study of selected turning points in the cultural, literary or intellectual history of the German-speaking lands. The turning points studied will vary but may include: Early Modern print culture, the making of German letters, the 'Sattelzeit' around 1800, urban modernisms around 1900, the Weimar Republic, Stunde Null and the radical contemporary.

Relationship to other modules

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take GM5013

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Seminars and occasional lectures.

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%


Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr A T Cusack
Module teaching staff: various