First Cycle - Faculty of Arts and Sciences - German Language and Literature
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
ALM206 History of German Literature II Compulsory 2 4 4
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to teach the features of the German literature in the 18th century.
Learning Outcomes
1 Students will be able to classify the periods of literary works.
2 Students will acquire general information about the history of German literature
3 Students will be able to read and comprehend a literary work without assistance
4 Students will be able to distinguish between different literary trends.
5 Students will be able to teach basic information about a literary trend
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Course Contents

The aim of this course is to teach the main features of the German "Klassik" and analyse some works of this important century.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Essential feature of Sturm und Drang
2 Genius
3 Change of the art conception.
4 Cultural poet-natural poet
5 French tragedy- Shakespeare
6 Shakespeare, the exemplary writer of Sturm und Drang
7 Fight against the classical models.
8 Midterm
9 Form principle and Sturm und Drang
10 Rational and irrational poets
11 Poets of the Sturm und Drang and their concept of art.
12 Hamann and Herder: pioneers in philosophy
13 Importance of Herder in the German history of thought.
14 Contributions of Herder for the German nation.
15 Study week
16 Study week
17 Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Korff, Hermann August . Geist der Goethezeit
Sevim, Acar. Halk Milliyetçiliğinin Öncüsü Herder.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods are to realize series of lectures.
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 2 14 28
Pre Class Self Study 2 14 28
Midterm Preparation 1 22 22
Final Preparation 1 22 22
Total 6 72 100
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