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GE 430: Reading Contemporary German Diasporic Writing

Module Texts and Resources

You will be supplied with some supplementary photocopied material, but you are expected to purchase the following texts:

  • Özdamar, Emine Sevgi [1992] Das Leben ist eine Karawanserei, hat zwei Türen, aus einer kam ich rein, aus der anderen ging ich raus. Cologne: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2004.
  • Özdamar, Emine Sevgi (2001) Der Hof im Spiegel. Cologne: Kiepenheuer & Witsch (the title story only). (Please note: any students unable to source a copy will be provided with access to the text.)
  • Özdoğan, Selim (2007 [2005]) Die Tochter des Schmieds. Berlin: Aufbau
  • Schami, Rafik [1989] Der Fliegenmelker und andere Erzählungen. Munich: dtv
  • Zaimoglu, Feridun (2008) Liebesbrand. Frankfurt a. M.: Fischer

Texts are stocked by the University Bookshop.

You are used already to using the Bibliographies tool on the Warwick German Studies Web. Many of the essays available in print form in the Library have also been digitally scanned and are now available to you online here.


(Word Document) GE430 module booklet 2018-19

(Word Document) GE430 seminar groups 2018-19

(Word Document) Introductory lecture

(Word Document) Exotic and fantastic lecture

(Word Document) Multiculturalism lecture

(Word Document) Postmodernism lecture

(Word Document) Postcolonialism lecture

(PDF Document) Narrative introduction

(Word Document) Diasporic writers after 9-11

(Word Document) Summary lecture

(Audio clip)