Middlebury
header image

GRMN6629

The Other Germans

The other Germans: Postwar society and its unwanted refugees from the East

3-week course, first summer session

The course provides an insight into postwar German history, culture and literature. It focuses on the arrival of millions of German refugees from the East and how radically they changed Germany after 1945. (1 unit)

Required Texts: Kossert, Kalte Heimat. Die Geschichte der der deutschen Vertriebenen nach 1945 (Pantheon); Elliger, Und tief in der Seele das Ferne. Die Geschichte einer Vertreibung aus Schlesien (rororo); Hein, Landnahme. Roman (Suhrkamp).
Subject:
German
Department:
German
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Area Studies

Sections

Summer 2011

GRMN6629A-L11 Lecture (Kossert)