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HMG400 German 4 - Honours Full time
HMG401 German 4 - Honours Part time

Prerequisite: A major in German, including HMG302/312/313, and distinctions in all 200/300 level core language units, and in a majority of the other 200/300 level units. Faculty prerequisites also apply. Students must take all of the units HMG410-413. [0%, see value of individual units]

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recommended reading

Course: Bachelor of Arts (R3A)







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HMG410 Language Skills

Prepares students for thesis writing.

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teaching staff Dr E Meidl
campus & mode Hbt, int
unit weight [20%]
teaching pattern full year - 2x1-hour lectures a week (26 weeks)
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment exercises and tests during the year (50%), 3-hour exam in Nov (50%)
required texts, etc
materials provided by the department.
recommended reading

Course: Bachelor of Arts (R3A)







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HMG411 17th Century Poetry

Studies 17th-century poetry in its historical, social and cultural context.

Special notes
teaching staff Dr GB Triffitt
campus & mode Hbt, int
unit weight [20%]
teaching pattern full year - 2x1-hour lectures a week (26 weeks)
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment 2x2,500-word essays (50%), 3-hour exam in Nov (50%)
required texts, etc
[p/b] Poetik des Barock, Reclam.
[p/b] Penguin Book of German Verse, Penguin.
[p/b] Fleming, Gedichte, Reclam.
[p/b] Gryphius, Gedichte, Reclam.
[p/b] Silesius, Aus dem Cherubinischen Wandersmann, Reclam.
[p/b] Kuhlmann, Kühlpsalter, Reclam.
[p/b] Günther, Gedichte,Reclam.
recommended reading

Course: Bachelor of Arts (R3A)







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HMG412 Medieval German Language and Literature

Begins with the Proto-Indo-European Languages and traces the development of the German language with regard to lexis and syntax from Old High German, Middle High German, New High German to contemporary German. Since the Middle High German period is rich in literature, at least one medieval epic is studied in depth in its historical, social and cultural context.

Special notes
teaching staff Dr E Meidl
campus & mode Hbt, int
unit weight [20%]
teaching pattern full year - 2x1-hour lectures a week (26 weeks)
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment 2x1-hour tests (10% ea), 2,500-word essay (20%), 2x2-hour exams in Nov (30% ea)
required texts, etc
[p/b] Walker, Chambers W and Wilkie J, A Short History of the German Language, Routledge.
Medieval Epic: t.b.a.
recommended reading

Course: Bachelor of Arts (R3A)







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HMG413 Thesis

Students prepare a dissertation of 40-60 pages on a topic of their own choosing in the fields of German language teaching or literature. The thesis may be written in English or German and is to be submitted by the end of semester 2. With the permission of the department, Honours students may spend the mid-year vacation working on their thesis at a German university. Scholarships may be available to make this possible.

Special notes
teaching staff
campus & mode Hbt, int
unit weight [40%].
teaching pattern
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment
required texts, etc
recommended reading

Course: Bachelor of Arts (R3A)







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© University of Tasmania, 1996.
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