Austrian 20th century literature

Course Code :2002FLWTLD
Study domain:Literature
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:German
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Thorsten Ries

3. Course contents *

This course will explore Austrian literature from 1900 until the present. Selected works by Artmann, Bernhard, Blei, Doderer, Hofmannsthal, Horvarth, Jandl, Jelinek, Kraus, Mayröcker, Musil, Piringer, Ransmayr, Rilke, Röggla and Stavarič will be discussed.

The seminar will take students on a journey through the poetics, the historical and social contexts of Austrian literature from the Wiener Moderne to contemporary literature, with additional focus on political aspects, environmental aspects and present-day digital literature.