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Contemporary German Literature


Overview of German literature since 1989, with particular emphasis on prose fiction and popular literature. Authors discussed include: Günter Grass, Judith Hermann, Florian Illies, Daniel Kehlmann, and Juli Zeh, among others. Taught in German.

Satisfies the Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric distribution requirement.



German 250 or permission of the instructor.
(Not offered in 2016-17)