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German Literature IV

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Post-romantic nighteenth century German literature. Social and cultural conditions of Germany and Austria after the Napoleonic wars.

Restoration, Biedermeier, Vormarz, Junges Deutschland. Specific features of Austrian literature.

Specific features of German literary Realism 1850-1890. Major authors in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

German Naturalist fiction. Social condition, philosophical and scientific theories.

European context and French influence. Fictional applications of theory.

Literary centres and major authors.