31338 - Dutch Literature 3

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Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course students will have gained a good knowledge of history of theatre from the Low Countries.

Course contents

Drama from the Low Countries. We will read, watch and discuss the following plays:

- Marieken van Nieumeghen (ca. 1500);

- Lucifer by J. van den Vondel (1654);

- Op hoop van zegen by H. Heijermans (1900);

- Prometheus Landscape II (2011) by J. Fabre



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

Th. D'haen, Dutch and Flemish Literature as World Literature, Bloomsbury, New York 2019.

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