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GRN3250 - German Travel Writing From the 18th to the 20th Century

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Christiane Weller


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


This unit introduces German fictional and non-fictional travel accounts from the 18th, 19th and early 20th century as well as theoretical concepts related to the experience of travel, exploration and colonisation. The encounter with the foreign, in Europe or overseas, and the self-definition of the traveller will be investigated.


Essay (2000 words, in English or German): 40%
Class paper: 10%
3 Homework Exercises: 20%
Final Test (1 hour): 30%

Contact hours

3 hours (3 x seminars) per week


GRN2325 or higher