Readings

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Below are various texts used in the course. Short stories, poems and other texts are read by students.

Amazon logo Bichsel, Peter. "Ein Tisch ist ein Tisch." in Kindergeschichten, Neuwied: Luchterhand, 1969. ISBN: 3518398512.

Brüder Grimm: "Rotkäppchen." (View text on Project Gutenberg Germany.)

Biermann, Wolf. "Das Märchen vom kleinen Herrn Moritz, der eine Glatze kriegte." (Originally published in 1972.)

Amazon logo Tawada, Yoko. "Von der Muttersprache zur Sprachmutter." In Talisman, Tübingen: Konkursbuch Verlag, 1996. ASIN: 3887690966.

Borchert, Wolfgang. "Die Küchenuhr." (Originally published in 1949.)

Amazon logo "100 Deutsche Jahre- Die Deutschen und ihr Geld", Teile 1-4. Chronik Verlag München, 1998. ISBN: 3-577-14556-0.

Amazon logo Brecht, Bertolt "Die Moritat von Mackie Messer." In Die Dreigroschenoper, Berlin: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1955. ISBN: 3-518-10229-X. (Written in 1928.)

Hans Magnus Enzensberger: "Middle Class Blues." In Gedichte 1950-1995. Frankfurt a. M.: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1996.

Ulrike Draesner: "Heimat, oder: Der Dackel im Backofen." Unpublished, written in 2001.

Amazon logo Dürrenmatt, Friedrich. "Der Besuch der alten Dame." In Deutsche Kurzgeschichten 2. Edited by David Constantine. New York: Penguin Books, 1994. ISBN: 0140041192. (Originally published in 1956.)