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GM 3519
GERMAN DRAMA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr S Lawrie

Pre-requisite(s): Available to level 3 German Honours students or by permission of the Head of School.

Note(s): This course may not be included in a graduating curriculum with GM 4519 (German Drama in the Twentieth Century B). This course will be available in 2011/12 and in alternate sessions thereafter.

This course provides an introduction to German drama in the 20th century, including Expressionist drama, Epic Theatre and post-1945 drama in the German-speaking countries. Selected works by writers such as Toller, Brecht, Frisch, Drrenmatt, Kroetz and Hein will be examined. The plays will be analysed within their socio-political context.

1 two-hour seminar per week.

1st Attempt: In-course assessment; one 2,000-2,500 word essay (30%), one 2,500 word essay (70%).

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