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GERM 320 - German Literature and Culture/1945-Today (4)

This course focuses on German literature and film from the end of WWII to the present. Special themes are post-war trauma, Germany's division, the fall of the Wall, and cultural diversity in the “new” Republic. Discussions of texts in different genres, including prose, poetry, theory, and film, provide an understanding of the contexts in which personal and (trans-)national issues are expressed and new ideas and forms are developed. Taught in English. Listed as elective for European Studies.