31338 - Dutch Literature 3

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Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course students will have gained a good knowledge of contemporary fictional and not-fictional literature from the Low Countries

Course contents

Fiction and non-fiction from the contemporary Low Countries. We will read and examine works by A. van der Zijl, F. Westerman, C. Nooteboom, A. Grunberg, L. de Winter, T. Wieringa, J. de Vries.


Th. Hermans (ed.), Literature from the Low Countries, Camden House, New York 2009.

Teaching methods

Students will write a paper and present it orally at the end of the semester.

Assessment methods

Paper and written exam.

Teaching tools

Lecturers and writers will be invited.

Office hours

See the website of Marco Prandoni