Dutch-Jewish Contemporary Literature
|Course code module||FLWJS00080|
|Study load (hours)||112|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
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2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
Acquirement of a clear insight into the aftereffects of the second world war and the holocaust by reading, analysing and discussing recent novels by Dutch writers of Jewish descent.
3. Course content
In the course novels and publication are studies of Jewish authors who survived the camps (e.g. G. L. Durlacher and Abel Herzberg)or were persons in hiding (e.g. Andreas Burnier). In their novels they testify about the holocaust so that it always should be remembered.Attention will be paid also to writers of the second generation (e.g. C. Friedman) who react to the traumatic experiences of their parents and families or explore the roots of their Jewish culture and their own identity.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: Seminars (possible question and answer sessions)
5. Assessment method
Written assignment: Without oral presentation
6. Compulsory reading – study material
An anthology will be available in February 2006
7. Recommended reading - study material
Hans Ester en Wam de Moor (red.) Een halve eeuw geleden.De verwerking van de Tweede Wereldoorlog in de literatuur. Kok Agora, Kampen, 1994.
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