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Literature V

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Literary movements and tendencies of the late 19th and 20th century. Social and cultural context, philosophical sources, aesthetic principles, interest in foreign models.

New Romantic Movement, Impressionism, Symbolism, Decadence (world-weariness), Dandyism, Secession, L´art pour l´art (ideal beauty), Heimatkunst. Expressionism and Dadaism.

General principles, charcteristic features, themes, genres and poetic forms. Literary centres and major authors.