Course Information
Title in GermanLiterarische Strömungen der Neuzeit
SchoolGerman Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280011754

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Germanikīs Glṓssas kai Filologías (2020-sīmera)

Registered students: 357
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course326

Programme of Study: PPS School of German Language and Literature

Registered students: 23
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course326

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will have gained an overview of the main movements of Modernity. They will be acquainted with representative authors, thinkers and works. They will learn to recognize the characteristics, motives and techniques of the movements
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course focuses on the main movements of Modernity: Enlightenment, Classism, Romanticism, Realism and Modernism. The curriculum encompasses examples of the literary and artistic production as well as philosophical and aesthetic writings.
Modernity, Enlightenment, Classism, Romanticism, Realism, Modernism
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
LITERATUR Best, Otto F. / Schmitt, Hans-Jürgen: Die deutsche Literatur in Text und Darstellung. Stuttgart: Reclam 2003. Beutin, Wolfgang / Ehlert, Klaus / Emmerich, Wolfgang / Kanz, Christine / Lutz, Bernd / Meid, Volker / Opitz, Michael / Opitz-Wiemers, Carola / Schnell, Ralph / Stein, Peter / Stephan, Inge: Deutsche Literaturgeschichte: von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart. Stuttgart; Weimar: Metzler 2001. Madsen, Rainer: Geschichte der deutschen Literatur in Beispielen. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh 1999. Metzler Autoren Lexikon: Deutschsprachige Dichter und Schriftsteller vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart. Stuttgart: Metzler 1986. Nünning, Ansgar (Hg.): Metzler Lexikon: Literatur und Kulturtheorie. Stuttgart; Weimar: Metzler 2004. Parry, Christoph: Menschen, Werke, Epochen. Eine Einführung in die deutsche Kulturgeschichte. Ismaning: Hueber 1993. Piereth, Wolfgang (Hrsg.): Das 19. Jahrhundert. Ein Lesebuch zur deutschen Geschichte 1815-1918. München: Beck 1997.
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