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GM 2043
MODERN GERMAN CULTURE 3
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr S Lawrie

Pre-requisite(s): GM 1052 or GM 1552.

The course consists of the study of selected aspects of German culture, involving the close analysis of two modern German texts, together with lectures introducing students to the social, political and cultural context in which the texts were written. The aim of the course is to develop students' vocabulary and knowledge of German and their stylistic awareness, to provide students with the ability to analyse literary works, including film adaptations, and to apply all these skills to the study of modern texts selected for their literary importance and relevance to modern German society. The texts and lectures complement those of GM 2543. This course may be taken on its own or together with GM 2040 or GM 2042.

The course consists of lectures and tutorials in which students generate and discuss ideas about the texts and the frameworks within which they are studied.

1 one-hour lectures and 1 one- hour tutorial per week.

1st attempt: Two 2,000 word essays (50% each) (100%).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).