1) inform me by email of the book(s) they will give their Referat on no later than 6 June (4 presentations a class, so first-come-first-serve),
2) read each novel in advance of the course,
3) be prepared for a specific reading quiz on each novel (character identification, who said what, leitmotifs, themes),
4) turn in a 2500 – 4000 word critical essay (deadline: 1 October 2011).
The 20 – 30 minute Referat should deal with one or more of the course books or the following recommended titles: