Level of study Second Year
Credit value 10
Semester 2 (availability in 2012-13 is unconfirmed)
Other pre-requisites Advanced reading knowledge of German required (at least level B2.2)
This module provides an introduction to Franz Kafka’s fiction. We will examine in detail a representative sample of Kafka's fiction and analyse Kafka's methods and concerns as a writer. Written during different periods of Kafka’s life, these texts will allow you to explore the variety and complexity of this author¿s writings. The seminars will offer you the opportunity to practise and further develop your skills in close reading and critical discussion of complex literary works.
Teaching and learning methods
Lecturer-led seminars, student-led seminars