GDR Literature (Graduate)

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2010

The German Democratic Republic is history since 1989. GDR literature is now a closed corpus of texts, which makes it into an ideal field for literary historians. How did literary production work in the GDR? How was literature distributed, and how was it read? Close readings of texts by Christa Wolf, Reimann, H. Müller, Sascha Anderson (among others).