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09: The Experience of Inequality in Literature

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Seminar / Seminar
english language

In the globalised world of the late 20th and the 21st century, economic and social inequality is experienced worldwide. The challenges of inequality for society and politics are present in everyday media. However, they appear also in the focus of artistic means of literature. The critical dimension of inequality in literature will form the focus of the seminar which will take a comparative look at literary reports from different literary traditions. The ideas of post-colonial thinkers will be at the forefront of this seminar.

Professor and Chair, Romance Languages and Comparative Literature, Department of Romance Studies, University of Potsdam
Professor of English Literature, English Seminar, University of Freiburg

Dr. Ottmar ETTE

Professor and Chair, Romance Languages and Comparative Literature, Department of Romance Studies, University of Potsdam

Assistant Profesor, Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt PhD Thesis, University of Freiburg
1987-1995
1990

Dr. Barbara KORTE

Professor of English Literature, English Seminar, University of Freiburg

PhD, University of Cologne Habilitation, University of Cologne Full Professor, Chemnitz University of Technology Full Professor, Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen
1985
1992
1993-1997
1997-2002

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