KJ1B021 Modern Catalan prose

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Elena Casas Cortada (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. David Utrera Domínguez
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. David Utrera Domínguez
Supplier department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Fri 1. 10. to Fri 17. 12. each odd Friday 16:00–17:40 G22
Prerequisites
KJ1A021 Literature 1
To join the course is necessary to pass Katalánská literatura 4 (KJ1A024).
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
We will study the main movements and works of Catalan literature from the end of Noucentisme to the arrival of postmodern proposals.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student must show comprehension and understanding of these cultural processes and the capacity of doing autonomous readings of contemporary texts.
Syllabus
  • 1. The end of Noucentisme. The avant-garde
  • 2. Novel from 1925 to 1939
  • 3. Literature and civil war. Exile and resistence
  • 4. Postwar. The rupture of franquism, cultural and liteary resumption
  • 5. The 60s and the realisme històric ('historic realism')
  • 6. Catalan literature and postmodernism. An introduction
Teaching methods
Lectures, reading seminars, writing essays.
Assessment methods
Involment at the reading seminars and writing of three essays on the three compulsary readings of the course.
Language of instruction
Catalan
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.

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