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CST:CZS35 Fiction, Facts and Reality in - Course Information

CZS35 Fiction, Facts and Reality in Modern Czech Literature

Pan-university studies
Spring 2014
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Petr Bubeníček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Bohumil Fořt, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Michaela Soleiman pour Hashemi, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jan Tlustý, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Supervisor
Mgr. Martin Vašek
Pan-university studies
Contact Person: Mgr. Martin Vašek
Supplier department: Pan-university studies
Timetable
Mon 17. 2. to Fri 16. 5. Wed 14:10–15:45 U32
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 40 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/40, only registered: 0/40
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The course is devoted to modern Czech literature and its sources. It has been inspired by the theory of possible, that is fictional, worlds; this theory is made clear by using examples from both Czech and other literatures. It will trace the correlation between reality and its rendering in literature; it will analyze methods used by individual authors and schools.
The lecturers will deal with the following topics:Studying Czech Literature and Culture, Fictional and Factual Worlds of Modern Czech Literature, Baroque Poetics I. (an illustration on the Basis of the Labyrint of the World and the Paradise of the Heart by J. A. Komenský), Romanticism, The Holocaust in Czech Literature and Culture, The film The Cremator, Bohumil Hrabal, The film The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kunderas Fiction and Facts
Recommended literature in English is listed in individual chapters.
Syllabus
  • 1.Studying Czech Literature and Culture. An Introduction
  • 2.Fictional and Factual Worlds. A Theoretical Introduction
  • 3.Fictional and Factual Worlds of Modern Czech Literature
  • 4.On the Baroque Poetics I. (an illustration on the Basis of the Labyrint of the World and the Paradise of the Heart by J. A. Komenský)
  • 5.On the Baroque Poetics II.
  • 6.Romanticism
  • 7.The Holocaust in Czech Literature and Culture I
  • 8.The film The Cremator
  • 9.The Holocaust in Czech Literature and Culture II
  • 10.Bohumil Hrabal
  • 11.The film The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • 12.Milan Kunderas Fiction and Facts
Assessment methods
The course is finished with an essay of 1200-1500 words, to by sent by e-mail to the respective teacher by the 20th of May. The choice of the topic must be consulted with the respective teacher.
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013.
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