Course Information
Title in GermanRomantik
SchoolGerman Language and Literature
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600003393

Programme of Study: Language and Culture in the German-speaking Area (2012-today)

Registered students: 4
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Literature-CultureElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationWinter/Spring-9

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
• Adequate knowledge of the main representatives of the german romantic movement and their writings • Familiarization of students with the terms, theoretical concepts, motives and techniques of the european romanticism • Practice the individual bibliographical research, structuring and performance of an oral presentation and a written paper. • Practice academic writing by submitting a paper
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course provides students with an advanced introduction to the european romanticism: the study of different kind of texts (non-fiction prose, short fiction, novels, poetry and drama) will give the students the opportunity to get acquainted with terms, theoretical concepts, motives and techniques of this important literary movement. The course will be held in Greek
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment622.5
Written assigments1004
Student Assessment
Oral presentation and final paper
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
Άιχεντορφ, Γιόσεφ φον Από τη ζωή ενός ακαμάτη, Αθήνα, Αλεξάνδρεια, 1992 Behler, Ernst, German romantic literary theory, Cambridge University Press, 1993. Behler, Ernst, «The Theory of Irony in German Romanticism», Frederick Garber (ed.), Budapest 1988. Benjamin, Walter, Σάρλ Μπωντλαίρ. Ένας λυρικός στην ακμή του καπιταλισμού, μτφρ. Γιώργος Γκουζούλης, Αθήνα: Αλεξάνδρεια 1994 Berlin, Isaiah, Oι Ρίζες του Ρομαντισμού, Αθήνα, Scripta 2002 Bernbaum, Ernest , Guide through the romantic movement Ronald Press 1949. Black, Joel: Literary Sources of Romantic Psychology. In Sondrup, Steven (Ed.), Nonfictional Romantic Prose. Amsterdam 2004, p. 365-376. Bogards, R, H. Neumeyer, ‘Der Mensch in der Nacht–die Nacht im Menschen. Aufgeklärte Wissenschaften und romantische Literatur’, Behler, Ernst; Frank, Manfred; Hörisch, Jochen; Oesterle, Günter (Hg.), Athenäum. Jahrbuch für Romantik, Jg 11 (2002): 13–40 Brawn, Marshal (ed.), The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, Vol. 6, Romanticism, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2000. Butler, Marilyn, Romantics, Rebels and Reactionaries, Oxford, OUP 1981 Cohen, Ralph (ed.), Future Literary Theory, 1989 Colebrook, Claire, Irony, London: Routledge 2004 Curran, Stuart (ed.), British Romanticism, Cambridge, CUP 1993 Cusack, Andrew Wanderer in 19th-century German literature Λονδίνο, Camden House, 2008 Dane, Joseph A., The Critical Mythology of Irony, Athens and London: The University of Georgia Press 1991 Dastur, Françoise, Δοκίμιο για το πεπερασμένο, μτφρ. Βίκυ Σιδηροπούλου, Αθήνα: Scripta 1999 de Man, Paul, Blindness and Insight. Essays in the Rhetoric of Contemporary Criticism, London: Methuen 21986 Ellenberger, Henry. Τhe Discovery of the Unconscious, New York 1970 Ferber, Michael: A companion to European Romanticism. Blackwell 2005. Furst, Lilian R., Ρομαντισμός , Ερμής, 1974 Gay, Peter, The Νaked Heart, Λονδίνο 1995 Genette, Gérard, Introduction à l'architexte, Seuil, 1979 Hamburger, Käte, Die Logik der Dichtung, 1957, 1968² Hanke, Amala, Spatiotemporal consciousness in English and German romanticism : a comparative study of Novalis, Blake, Wordsworth, and Eichendorff Peter Lang, 1981. Herdman, John, The double in nineteenth-century fiction : the shadow life, MacMillan, 1990. Hohendahl, Peter Uwe – Gilman, Sander (επιμ.), Heinrich Heine and the Occident. Multiple Identities, Multiple Receptions, Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press 1991 Jankélévitch, Vladimir, Η ειρωνεία, μτφρ. Μιχάλης Καραχάλιος, Πλέθρον, Αθήνα 1997 Jennings, Lee, „The downward Trancendence: Hoffmanns Bergwerke zu Falun“, DVjs 59/85, 278-289. Lacoue-Labarthe, Ph. & J.-L. Nancy, L'absolu littéraire, Seuil, 1978 Lang, Candace, Irony/Humour. Critical Partadigms, Baltimore & London: The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 Michael Lowy/ Robert Sayre, Eξέγερση και Μελαγχολία: ο ρομαντισμός στους αντίποδες της Νεωτερικότητας, Lokke, Kari: The romantic Fairy Tale. In Ferber, Michael: A Companion to European Romanticism. p. Νοβαλις, Η προσδοκία. Χαίνριχ φον Οφτερντιγκεν, Μεταφραση Θεόδωρος Λουπασάκης. Αθήνα, Σμίλη 2003 Paulin, Roger: German Romantic Fiction. In Ferber, Michael: A Companion to European Romanticism. p. Pénisson, Pierre, “Heine en francais”, Μετάφραση 4 (Σεπτέμβριος 1998) σσ. 87-90 Pipkin, James: Englisch and German Romanticism: Cross-Currents and Controversies. Heidelberg 1985. Porter, Ρ, & M. Teich (επιμ.), Romanticism in National Context, Cambridge, CUP 1988 Richardson, Alan: Romanticism, the Unconsious and the Brain. In Sondrup, Steven (Ed.), Nonfictional Romantic Prose. Amsterdam 2004, p. 349-364 Schmitz-Emans, Monika: Theories of Romanticism. In Sondrup, Steven (Ed.), Nonfictional Romantic Prose. Amsterdam 2004, Schmitz-Emans, Monika Einführung in die Literatur der Romantik, 3. Auf, Einführungen Germanistik (Darmstadt: WBG, 2009). Schmitt, Hans-Jürgen, Romantik, Die Deutsche Literatur in Text und Darstellung, Bd. 8-9 (Stuttgart: P. Reclam, 1974). Schoentjes, Pierre, Poétique de l’ironie, Paris: Seuil 2001 Sondrup, Steven (Ed.), Nonfictional Romantic Prose. Amsterdam 2004. Starobinski, Jean, La mélancholie au mirroir. Trois lectures de Baudelaire, Paris: Julliard 1989 Szondi, Peter, Δοκίμια. Xέλντερλιν, Σλέγκελ, Σίλλερ, μτφρ. Στέλλα Nικολούδη, Eστία, 1999 Todorov, T., Théories du symbole, Seuil, 1977 Uerlings, Herbert Theorie der Romantik (Stuttgart: Reclam, 2000). Vaughan, William German Romantic Painting . Yale University Press, 1980 Wellek, R., «Genre Theory, the Lyric and Erlebnis», in Discriminations, 1970 Wight, Doris, „Masochism, Mourning, Melancholia. A Freudian interpretation of E.T.A. Hoffmann´s Tale, The Mines of Falun”, Germanic Notes 21, 1990, 50-55. Wright, Elisabeth: E.T.A. Hoffmann and the Rhetoric of Terror, London 1978. Ziolkowski, Theodore: “Mines of the Soul: An institutional Approach to Romanticism”, In: James Pipkin: Englisch and German Romanticism: Cross-Currents and Controversies. Heidelberg 1985, 365-390. Αγγελάτος, Δημήτρης, Πραγματικότης και ιδανικόν. Ο Άγγελος Βλάχος και ο αισθητικός κανόνας της αληθοφάνειας (1857-1901), Αθήνα: Μεταίχμιο 2002 Δημαράς, Κ.Θ., «Η δεξίωση του Heine στον χώρο της ελληνικής παιδείας» στο: Ελληνικός Ρωμαντισμός, Αθήνα: Ερμής 1982 Λαζανάς, Βασ., Ερρίκος Χάινε. Ο ερωτικός, ο φιλελεύθερος, ο κοινωνικός πρωτοπόρος. Κριτική ανάλυση του έργου του μεγάλου ποιητή, Αθήνα 1995 Σίλλερ, Φρήντριχ, Περί αφελούς και συναισθηματικής ποιήσεως, μτφρ. Π. Kονδύλης, Στιγμή, 1985
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