DISB013 Professional Baroque Theatre in Bohemia and Moravia

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/0/5. 4 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
prof. PhDr. Margita Havlíčková (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Margita Havlíčková
Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: prof. PhDr. Margita Havlíčková
Supplier department: Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Fri 12:00–13:40 G01
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
The course will provide the historical overview of the professional baroque theatre in the Czech lands and in Moravia.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course student will be able to:

- explain the influence of the West European theatre to the professional baroque theatre in the Czech land and in Moravia;
- define the principle centers of the professional baroque theatre in the Czech land and in Moravia;
- analyze the various genres of the professional baroque theatre in the Czech land and in Moravia;
- explain the characteristics of the professional baroque dramatic art.
Syllabus
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Historical context
  • 3. Baroque theatre and the society
  • 4. English theatre companies and their influence to the German environment
  • 5. Commedie dell arte and its influence to the German theatre
  • 6. Genres of the professional baroque theatre
  • 7. Characteristics of the professional baroque dramatic art
  • 8. Professional theatre companies in the Czech lands and in Moravia
  • 9. Principle theatre centers in the Czech lands and in Moravia
  • 10. Palace theatres in the Czech lands and in Moravia
  • 11. Other trends in the professional baroque theatre in the Czech lands and in Moravia
  • 12. Professional baroque theatre as the basis of modern dramatic art
  • 13. Final review of the course, conclusions.
Literature
    required literature
  • ed. František Černý. Dějiny českého divadla, I. Praha 1968
  • HAVLÍČKOVÁ, Margita. Profesionální divadlo v královském městě Brně 1668 až 1733 (On the Professional Theatre in the Royal Town of Brno between 1668 and 1733). Brno: Janáčkova akademie múzických umění v Brně, 2009. 223 pp. Acta musicologica et theatrologica 16. ISBN 978-80-86928-64-7. info
    recommended literature
  • SCHERL, Adolf. Berufstheater in Prag, 1680-1739. Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1999. 245 s. ISBN 3700127995. info
Teaching methods
Theoretical preparation – lecture (2 hours per week), discussion. Individual preparation – reading of texts. Individual consultation – when necessary.
Assessment methods
Written test (minimum 50% right answer to pass).
Language of instruction
Czech
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