AJ44001 Introduction to Literary Studies

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2005
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. Mgr. Pavel Drábek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Klára Kolinská, M.A., Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Kateřina Prajznerová, M.A., Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Klára Bicanová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Jeffrey Alan Vanderziel, B.A.
Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Tomáš Kačer, Ph.D.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The spring semester consists of lectures on a variety of literary subjects, ranging from the history of literatures written in English, through the national literatures of English-speaking countries, literary movements and tendencies, to theoretical discussions on literary criticism and approaches to literature. The lectures will, at times, host guest lecturers.
  • Anglo-Saxon literature, Medieval English literature, the Renaissance, Shakespeare, 17thCentury, Augustans, Romantics, 19th century American literature, Victorians, U.S. Modernist poetry, British Modernist fiction, postmodernism and postcolonialism.
  • SPARLING, Don, Stephen Paul HARDY and Iva GILBERTOVÁ. Introduction to literature. Vyd. 2., upr. V Brně: Masarykova univerzita, 1998. viii, 226. ISBN 8021017767. info
  • DURANT, Alan, Nigel FABB, Tom FURNISS, Sara MILLS and Martin MONTGOMERY. Ways of reading : advanced reading skills for students of English literature. London: Routledge, 1992. x, 257. ISBN 0415053196. info
Assessment methods (in Czech)
Hodnocení: aktivní účast, zápočtový test, esej. / Assessment: class participation, credit test, and written essay.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every other week.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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