KJ1A021 Catalan literature 1

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/0/5. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught partially online.
Mgr. Jiří Pešek (lecturer)
Mgr. David Utrera Domínguez (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. David Utrera Domínguez
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Lucie Kuzmová, Ph.D.
Wed 8:00–9:40 G25
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
Course objectives
The aim of this course is to give the student a comprehensive overview of Catalan literature from the beginning to the present, and at the same time to mention the important facts of Catalan history.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will be able to: - Understand the evolution of Catalan literature - Describe the main movements of Catalan literature - Mention some of the main works of Catalan literature - Recognize authors and works of Catalan literature
  • 1. First texts (12th century) 2. Troubadour Literature (12th-13th centuries) 3. Four great chronicles 4. Religious and moral literature in the 14th and 15th centuries 5. Literature from the 16th to the 19th centuries 6. Naturalism in Catalan Literature 7. Modernism: theater, novel, rural novel 8. Noucentism 9. War, exile 10. Literature of the 2nd half of the 20th century 11. Literature of the 21st century
    required literature
  • UTRERA DOMINGUEZ, David. Katalánská literatura (Catalan literature). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013. 142 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-6553-6. Digitální knihovna FF info
    recommended literature
  • • Riquer, Comas, Molas. Historia de la literatura catalana. Barcelona: Ariel, 1984
  • Les millors obres de la literatura catalana : (comentades pel censor). Edited by Jaume Clotet - Quim Torra i Pla. Primera edició. Barcelona: Acontravent, 2010. 229 stran. ISBN 9788493739584. info
  • Diccionari de la literatura catalana. Edited by Àlex Broch. 1a ed. Barcelona: Enciclopèdia Catalana, 2008. 1242 s. ISBN 9788441218239. info
  • ESPADALER, Anton Maria. Literatura catalana. Madrid: Taurus, 1989. 250 s. ISBN 8430625275. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, class discussions, readings
Assessment methods
Final written test
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2022, Autumn 2023.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2021, recent)
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