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GNM4385 - Age of Goethe

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Undergraduate, Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Axel Fliethmann


Not offered in 2007


This unit offers a comprehensive account of literary and cultural life in Germany during the age of Goethe; the "golden age" of German culture and the formative epoch in literature, music and philosophy. Centrally important texts are read for their contribution to this era and as representative examples of the various movements and developments which make it up.


2 essays in German (1000 words each): 20%
2 essays on German texts (2500 words each): 50%
2 exams (1 hour each): 30%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


Advanced German Studies 1, part 2 or above; or equivalent