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GM 2543
MODERN GERMAN CULTURE 4
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr S Lawrie

Pre-requisite(s): GM 2042 or GM 2043.

Note(s): May not be taken in the same half-session together with GM 1552.

Building on Modern German Culture 3, this course consists of the study of selected aspects of modern 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. A further lecture series provides an introduction to a pre-twentieth century text, normally Goethe's Faust (Part One).

The course consists of lectures on as well as tutorials in which students generate and discuss ideas about the texts and their contexts.

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

1st Attempt: In-course assessment: one 2,000 word essay (30%); one two-hour examination (70%).

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