German writing of Engagement and Resistance
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

Taught in English and supported by various film screenings, highlights the tradition of free, humanistic and revolutionary thinking and writing in Germany and other German-speaking areas. The works being discussed are texts connected to the intellectual and political resistance against the 19th century autocratic rulers and superpowers, literary manifestations and pamphlets produced by exiled writers and resistance groups against the terrors of the NAZI regime, defiant voices against the offences and injustices of the East-German authorities and various literary expressions by writers committed to the humanistic thought.

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