GMST 091. Contemporary German Literature/Gegenwartsliteratur

In this course, we will read a variety of prose texts representing the latest work of contemporary novelists from Germany, Austria and Switzerland.  The selected novels are meant as buoys in the vast sea of recent literary publications, marking current thematic and stylistic preoccupations in German literature. Readings include novels by Reinhard Jirgl, Angelika Klüssendorf, Ursula Krechel, Lutz Seiler, Stephan Thome, Eva Lapido, David Bielmann und Monique Schwitter.
Topic for Spring 2019: Artificial Humans in German Literature
Topic for Spring 2020: Geschichten, Erzählungen, Novellen: German Short Prose
Prerequisite: GMST 008  or GMST 020 .
1 credit.
Spring 2018. Meirosu.
Spring 2019. Meirosu.
Spring 2020. Werlen.
Catalog chapter: Modern Languages and Literatures: German Studies  
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