ARTS019 Shakespeare and the Nature of Love

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
prof. PhDr. Petr Osolsobě, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Petr Osolsobě, Ph.D.
Department of Aesthetics - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Ing. Ivana Vašinová
Supplier department: Department of Aesthetics - Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites
! PROGRAM ( B - EST_ )||( PROGRAM ( B - EST_ )&&( ARTS001 Cognitive Sciences || ARTS002 Approaches to language || ARTS003 Contemporary culture || ARTS004 Homer and European literature || ARTS006 The Fall of an Empire or the Rise of Europe? || ARTS007 Germánské literatury – nositelé Nobelovy ceny za literaturu || ARTS008 Argumentation and Logic || ARTS009 Czech 101 || ARTS010 History of Mongolia and steppe empires || ARTS011 Transformations of Christian Europe: Visions, Critical Analysis and Discussions || ARTS012 Cult. Constr. of Other. || ARTS013 Slavonic Areas || ARTS014 How to read World Literature. || ARTS015 Humans as a cultural species || ARTS016 Medieval Literary Life || ARTS017 Life after Death in Arts || ARTS018 || ARTS020 Digitální humanitní vědy || ARTS021 Art and Culture in Cent.Europe ))
Course is a very good way to develop advanced academic reading abilities in classical literature.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 100 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/100, only registered: 0/100, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/100
Course objectives
Shakespeare reflects many different forms of love in the most of his plays (love as charity, affection, sensuality, voluptiousness, lust, passion, bodily experience, procreation, self-denial, sacrifice). Course shows how to analyse those phenomena in the following plays;
A Midsummer Night's Dream;
All's Well that Ends Well;
Much Ado About Nothing.
Selection of Shakespeare's Sonnets
Learning outcomes
Learning and exercising ability of interpreting Shakespeare in its historical, cultural and religious context. Different levels of interpretation: a) linguistic; b) thematic; c) narrative, d) personal characterology, e) moral meaning.
Syllabus
  • Shakespeare reflects many different forms of love in the most of his plays (love as charity, affection, sensuality, voluptiousness, lust, passion, bodily experience, procreation, self-denial, sacrifice). Course shows how to analyse those phenomena in the following plays;
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream;
  • All's Well that Ends Well;
  • Much Ado About Nothing.
Literature
  • OSOLSOBĚ, Petr. Umění a ctnost (Art and Virtue). Brno: Barrister & Principal, o.s., 2013. 300 pp. Dějiny a teorie umění. ISBN 978-80-7485-015-8. info
  • HONAN, Park. Shakespeare : životopis. Vyd. 1. Praha: Paseka, 2011. 421 s. ISBN 9788074320675. info
  • HODEK, Břetislav. William Shakespeare : kronika hereckého života. Praha: Naše vojsko, 1994. ISBN 8020604820. info
Teaching methods
Interpretation of the selected plays and poems, discussion.
Assessment methods
Written examination from the selected plays.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Information on course enrolment limitations: Zájemci z řad posluchačů Estetiky a Estetiky a kulturních studií se zapisují do ESA052 vyučováného souběžně.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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