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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)Dr Christiane Weller


Previously coded GRN3250


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 (2500 words, in English or German): 60%
Class Paper (500-1000 words): 20%
Exam (1 hour): 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Christiane Weller

Contact hours

3 hours (3 x seminars) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

German studies


GRN2325 or higher