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These quizzes cover a variety of German authors. If you are interested in quizzes about the writing of a specific author, please look for them under the author's name.   

There are 6 quizzes and 70 trivia questions in this category.
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German Literature up to c.1600

A quiz on earlier German Literature. Much of this will be unfamiliar to most outside the German-speaking lands, so please treat this as a learning experience.
Tough (10 qns)
411 plays
German Literature, c. 1600-1740

This period of German literature is not well known, and the quiz includes some general background questions. Please treat it as a learning experience.
Difficult (10 qns)
498 plays
"Storm and Stress" - "Sturm und Drang"

The "Sturm und Drang" ("Storm and Stress") movement put German literature firmly on the international literary map. I have tried to keep this quiz easy.
Tough (10 qns)
438 plays
Post-War German Literature

It took some time after World War II before German Literature got on course again. Most of the authors who had not gone into exile, were discredited. Some former exiles opted for the G.D.R. (D.D.R.)- This quiz deals with the complex postwar situation.
Tough (10 qns)
516 plays
German 20th Century Novels

Not all of these books are written BY Germans. But they were all originally written IN German. I will give you the title (in English) and year of publication (in German). You give me the name of the writer.
Average (15 qns)
1200 plays
Some Questions About German Literature

Some questions about classic and modern German literature
Tough (15 qns)
870 plays
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