Getting to know Heinrich Heine - guided tour of the exhibition "Romanticism and Revolution" followed by a class discussion
TermineIndividuelle Terminvereinbarung erforderlich mit Voranmeldung
1,- Euro per pupil, if necessary + 1€ per pupil for the city walk
Under the title "Romanticism and Revolution," the museum of the Heinrich Heine Institute presents the world's only permanent exhibition on the life and work of Heinrich Heine.
With its clear structure as well as media and interactive offerings, the exhibition is aimed in particular at younger museum visitors.
Around 250 exhibits on the life and work of the famous poet are shown in nine rooms covering a total of 200 square meters.
During a guided tour, the students get an impression of the historical personality, the romantic poet and the critical contemporary writer Heinrich Heine. From the "Book of Songs" to the "Winter's Tale": topics relevant to the classroom, such as Romantic literature or political poetry, are thus vividly and vividly conveyed in the museum.
Topics of the guided tour:
- Heine's biography (childhood and youth in Düsseldorf, years of travel and study, Heine as a political refugee, home and exile, a life between cultures)
- Cultural and contemporary history (Napoleon and Germany, Vormärz and Restoration, freedom of the press and censorship, revolutions)
- Heine as a travel writer (The "Reisebilder")
- Heine as a romantic poet? (The "Book of Songs," the "Loreley," Heine as overcomer of Romanticism)
- Heine as political author and journalist (The "Zeitgedichte": e.g. "Nachtgedanken", "Die schlesischen Weber", the verse epic "Deutschland. Ein Wintermärchen," the "Lutezia" reports)
- Aftermath (anti-Semitism, National Socialism, monument controversy and Heine tribute)
The guided tour can be followed by a class discussion in which some of the above-mentioned contents can be deepened by means of additional working material.
The thematic focus of the class discussion should be discussed individually in advance.
(Duration: 60-90 minutes; registration by telephone is absolutely necessary 0211.89-95582).
Afterwards, for an additional 1,- Euro per student, a guided tour following Heine's footsteps through the old town of Düsseldorf can be booked.
The following stops are planned:
- Heine monument by Bert Gerresheim; - Heine's school; - Market place with Jan Wellem statue; - "Arche Noä" (house of Heine's uncle); - Heine's birthplace on Bolkerstrasse.
Altersempfehlung: 6 - 21 Jahre
Barriere-Informationen zum Angebot
- Handicapped parking spaces are available.
- A ground level rear entrance is available.
- Guide dogs are allowed.
- Disabled WC is available.
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