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1 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.
10 Q
Mar 07 04
381 plays
2 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.
10 Q
Mar 22 04
477 plays
3 "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.
10 Q
Aug 19 04
399 plays
4 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.
10 Q
Nov 15 01
492 plays
5 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.
15 Q
Oct 18 02
1011 plays
6 Some Questions About German Literature
Some questions about classic and modern German literature
15 Q
Mar 08 01
825 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* Who is was the main character in Schiller's play about the Spanish Monarchy?
* What was the profession of Gottfried Benn, poet and essayist in the Twenties?
* Which is the title of the first volume of Benn's poetry?
* What is the German translation of the title of the first volume of Benn's poetry?
* Gottfried Benn had a short affair with another well known lyric writer of that period. What is her name?

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