German Literary and Cultural Contexts: Turning Points (40)
SCQF level 11
Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 40
ECTS credits : 20
Level : SCQF level 11
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.
Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take GM5013
Weekly contact: Seminars and occasional lectures.
As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%