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
ALM409 Austrian Literature I Compulsory 4 7 4
Objectives of the Course
To introduce mainly Austrian Literature and analyse the main novels or short stories of Stefan Zweig.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1 Students will be familiar with the most important authors
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 20th century Austrian Literature mainly Stefan Zweigs live and period will be described. Also mainly works from the Author will be analysed.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 İmportance of Stefan Zweig as an Austrain author
2 Importance of Austria in this period
3 Effects of the first world war on the author
4 Effect of the second world war on the author
5 Zweigs depressions
6 Zweigs marriage with Friederike Maria Zweig and Lotte Altmann and the effects on his works
7 Interpretation of Buchmendel
8 Midterm
9 Interpretation of Buchmendel
10 Desribe and analyse the text "Die moralische Entgiftung Europas"
11 Desribe and analyse the text "Die moralische Entgiftung Europas"
12 Zweigs Europe concept
13 Describe and analyse the text "Europa in seiner historischen Entwicklung"
14 Interpretation of "Calvin gegen Castello"
15 Interpretation of "Calvin gegen Castello"
16 Study week
17 Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
F.Maria Zweig= Spiegelungen des Lebens
Gabriella Rovagnati= Umwege auf dem Wege zu mir selbst. Zu Leben und Werk Stefan Zweigs
Stefan Zweig= Calvin gegen Castello. Ein Gewissen gegen die Gewalt
Stefan Zweig= Der Buchmendel
Thomas Eicher= Stefan Zweig im Zeitgeschehen des 20. Jahrhunderts
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Description method is used as learning activity and teaching method in this course
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
Post Class Self Study 1 14 14
Post Application Self Study 0 0 0
Midterm Preparation 1 14 14
Final Preparation 1 14 14
Total 7 70 98
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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