The course objective is to outline basic trends in world literature of the first half of the 20th century. Students will use and develop their knowledge of literary genres and movements in the period in question and relate it to the specific nature of their poetics.
1. General topics in the world literature.
2. Outline of the great european literature - poetry.
3. Outline of the great european literature - prose.
4. Main literary genres.
BROŽ, František. Česká a světová literatura v datech. Vyd. 1. Brno: Host, 2004. 439 s. ISBN 80-7294-062-7. info
NEZKUSIL, Vladimír. Česká a světová literatura 1900-1945 pro 3. ročník středních škol. Vyd. 1. Praha: Fortuna, 1999. 167 s. ISBN 80-7168-661-1. info
Světová literatura 1910-1945 pro 3. ročník SŠ : četbou a interpretací. 1. vyd. Praha: Fortuna, 1994. 125 s. ISBN 80-7168-125-3. info
In the form of a seminar (analyses and interpretations of selected works), students will use and develop their knowledge of literary trends and movements of world literature in the given period. They will be able to identify and analyze the style of outstanding personalities of world poetry and prose. They will further develop their literary knowledge and interpretational skills with the aim to communicate with a literary work more effectively. They will creatively use their knowledge gained not only in contact classes but also in their individual study of recommended literature which they will be able to discuss regularly with their teacher.
Type of completion: credit.
Credit requirements: students are assessed for active participation in classes (discussions, analyses, interpretations) and attendance(max. 3 nonattendances).
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.