Teaching SS 02
Seminar: "William Faulkner: The Art of the Modernist Regionalist".
Tue, 16:00-18:00, Room 5, K 521, K 522, D
Thu, 16:00-18:00, Unterrichtsraum, K 524 The lecture course will present the gradual rise of American literature (both fiction and poetry) from the innovations of the international modernist movement to the end of the 1930s. Among the poets considered will be R. Frost, T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, the Fugitive poets, and e. e. cummings. The diversity of realist and modernist American fiction will be represented by Sherwood Anderson (stories from Winesburg, Ohio), Sinclair Lewis (Babbitt), F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Great Gatsby), John Dos Passos (Manhattan Transfer), Ernest Hemingway (some Nick Adams-Stories, A Farewell to Arms), and novelists and short story writers from the American South, like Thomas Wolfe (sections from Look Homeward, Angel), William Faulkner (As I Lay Dying or The Hamlet) and Katherine Anne Porter. Attention will also be paid to ethnic fiction by Jewish-American (Anzia Yezierska) and African-American writers (Richard Wright).
"Introduction to the Study of Literature in English".
Wed, 10:00-12:00, Unterrichtsraum, K 223
"Specialized Seminar for M. A. and Ph. D. Candidates".
Mon, 16:00-18:00, Room 5, K 801 The class is intended as a discussion forum for students presently working on a diploma paper or a doctoral thesis. Participants will be expected to present their work in progress and discuss problems encountered in their research.