German Literature and Society

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    German Literature and Society

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    German, German Culture, Literature, Sociology

  • Language Level


  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course will examine social and cultural issues represented in literature and film in modern Germany.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Identify key ideas and experiences that have played a key part in modern German social and political history.
    2. Analyse the representation of such issues in major works of modern German literature and film
    3. Discuss the contributions made to cultural debates in modern Germany by leading authors and film-makers
    4. Relate specific literary-filmic genres and modes of discourse to the historical context in which they were produced.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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