SJ2A001 Literary Theories and Comparative Literature

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2023
Extent and Intensity
1/1/4. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. José Luis Bellón Aguilera, PhD. (lecturer)
Mgr. Bc. Eva Lalkovičová (lecturer)
Mgr. Milada Malá, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. José Luis Bellón Aguilera, PhD.
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The aim of this course is to familiarise students with contemporary literary analysis and cultural studies by putting them to work on texts. Those theoretical frameworks whose texts are not read will be explained in class during the seminars. The texts will also be selected at the beginning of the semester.
Learning outcomes
Reading skills are substantially increased, written expression (presentation, examination), oral expression (presentation), capacity for discussion and argumentation are also increased. Student is also trained in the ability to analyze and comment on texts. Vocabulary is improved.
  • 1 Ideology theory 2 Fields theory (See Interactive Axes)
    recommended literature
  • BELLÓN AGUILERA, J.L., 2005. Canon literario espanol y novela: mecanismos de incorporación de los artefactos literarios. , vol. 5/2005, no. 5, pp. 115-132. ISSN 1803-6406.
  • RODRÍGUEZ, J.C., 1990. Teoría e historia de la producción ideológica: las primeras literaturas burguesas (siglo XVI). 2. ed. Madrid, España: Akal. Akal universitaria ; Serie Literatura, 143. ISBN 978-84-7600-689-4.
  • BELLÓN AGUILERA, J.L., 2012. Tres teorías del conflicto intelectual: Randall Collins, Pierre Bourdieu y Harold Bloom. Romanica Silesiana, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 240-250. ISSN 1898-2433.
    not specified
  • Bourdieu, P., 2010, Pravidla umění : geneze a struktura literárního pole. Brno: Host. [Přeložili Petr Kyloušek, Petr Dytrt.]
Teaching methods
Conference. Seminar. Comment of texts, presentations. Compulsory reading
Assessment methods
Attendance is not compulsory but recommended. Participation in class, seminars and readings counts towards the final grade (at 30 %) at the teacher's discretion. The final grade results from the presentation (35 %) and a written exam on the course contents (35 %). A pass mark (D/E) of 60 % is required.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
General note: V plánu kombinovaného studia je kontaktní výuka 14 hodin za semestr (6 hodin přednášky a semináře, 8 hodin konzultace).
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: kombinovaná forma: 14 hodin/semestr.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022.
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