NARX15 Kapitoly z české fantastiky

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
prof. PhDr. Bohumil Fořt, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Tereza Zelinová (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Bohumil Fořt, Ph.D.
Department of Linguistics and Baltic Languages - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Linguistics and Baltic Languages - Faculty of Arts
Wed 16:00–17:40 K23
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 8/20, only registered: 0/20, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/20
Course objectives
The seminar is devoted to the development of Czech fanstatic literature and the interpretation of selected works. It monitors development trends in the field of Czech science fiction, fantasy and horror and it presents important milestones in the development of this genre. On the basis of this, works are also selected for interpretation, which are related to the discussed topic thematically or temporally.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, students will be able to:
- orient in basic concepts connected with Czech fantastic literature
- identify important development trends
- understand the current state of fantastic literature in our country
- name important representatives of Czech fantastic literature
- interpret selected works
  • Expected syllabus:
  • - The roots of Czech fantastic literature
  • - Fantastic and communism
  • - Wild 90s
  • - The phenomenon of short stories
  • - Magazines
  • - Literary awards
  • - Fantastics of the new millennium
    recommended literature
  • DĚDINOVÁ, Tereza. Po divné krajině : charakteristika a vnitřní členění fantastické literatury (Through a Strange Landscape : Characteristics and Inner Structuring of Fantastic Literature). 1., elektronické vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2015. 228 pp. Spisy Filozofické fakulty Masarykovy univerzity, sv. 433. ISBN 978-80-210-7872-7. doi:10.5817/CZ.MUNI.M210-7872-2015. Munishop Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • Kronika české science fiction. Edited by Ivan Adamovič. 1. vydání tohoto souboru. V Praze: Plus, 2011. 471 stran. ISBN 9788025900963. info
  • Strach a hrôza : podoby hororového žánru. Edited by Ivana Taranenková - Michal Jareš. Bratislava: Ústav slovenskej literatúry SAV, 2011. 192 stran. ISBN 9788088746164. info
  • Planeta Eden : svět zítřka v socialistickém Československu 1948-1978. Edited by Ivan Adamovič - Tomáš Pospiszyl. Vydání první. V Řevnicích: Arbor vitae, 2010. 246 stran. ISBN 9788087164341. info
  • ADAMOVIČ, Ivan. Slovník české literární fantastiky a science fiction. Edited by Ondřej Neff. Vyd. 1. Praha: R3, 1995. 349 s. ISBN 8085364573. info
  • NEFF, Ondřej. Tři eseje o české sci-fi. Praha: Československý spisovatel, 1985. 95 s. info
Teaching methods
Elaboration of a paper on given topics, discussions, oral presentation
Assessment methods
Paper with seminar presentation, active participation, two absences
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2023.
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