DVB003 Drama as Literature I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Margita Havlíčková
Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Mon 10:00–11:40 G01
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 30 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/30, only registered: 0/30
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course the students will be able to understand and explain basic terms of theory of theatre and drama; to analyze dramatic text; to interpret dramatic text; to compare the texts from different periods.
  • Rámcová osnova: - key words of theory of drama; - key words of theory of literature; - analysis of dramatic text - methodology; - analysis of dramatic texts (3 seminars); - an introduction to the theatre theory in context of history of theatre.
    required literature
  • IBRAHIM, Robert a kol. Úvod do teorie verše. Praha: Akropolis, 2013.
  • HOŘÍNEK, Zdeněk. Drama, divadlo, divák. Brno: JAMU, 2012.
  • Mukařovský, Jan. “Dialog a Monolog.” Listy Filologické / Folia Philologica, vol. 67, no. 3/4, 1940, pp. 139–160.
  • LUKEŠ, Milan. Umění dramatu. Praha: Melantrich, 1987. info
  • ARISTOTELÉS. Poetika [Aristoteles, Orbis, 1964] : Dramatické principy Aristotelovy (Obsaž.). Translated by Julie Nováková. 6. vyd., v Orbisu 2. Praha: Orbis, 1964. 97 s. info
    recommended literature
  • VELTRUSKÝ, Jiří. Drama jako básnické dílo. Edited by Ivo Osolsobě. Vyd. 1. Brno: Host, 1999. 168 s. ISBN 80-86055-60-4. info
Teaching methods
The course is taught as a series of lectures and seminars demonstrating critical work with literary texts of various genres. In the form of practical examples the case studies apply theoretical knowledge acquired by individual study to critical analysis proper. The lectures are interactive, expecting students' participation and an active involvement in the discussed examples.
Assessment methods
The assessment is based on the final oral exam. The exam consists of the questions of basic term of theory of drama and of knowledge of basic literature. The oral exam includes also an analytical part.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Information on course enrolment limitations: Předmět je určen pro studenty prvního ročníku oboru Teorie a dějiny divadla.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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