CJBC556 Latest Czech Literature at the turn of the Millennium

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Miroslav Balaštík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Zbyněk Fišer, Ph.D.
Department of Czech Literature - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Veronika Bromová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Czech Literature - Faculty of Arts
Tue 12:00–13:40 D41
Basic knowledge of the literature of the 1990s (at least in the scope of the introductory summary chapters of the book VODIČKA, ZIZLER, HRUŠKA, MACHALA. V souřadnicích volnosti: česká literatura devadesátých let dvacátého století v interpretacích. Praha: Academia, 2008. 738 s.) as well as lectures from the literature of the second half of the 20th Century.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 22 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 6/22, only registered: 0/22, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/22
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Course objectives
The course aim is a critical assessment of the development of literature after 1989. The focus shall be put on the 90s: the youngest generation of poets, the discourse of the literary criticism of the age, literary manifests, post-modern and authentistical tendencies in prose, the emergence of the new generation of prose writers after 1989.
Learning outcomes
The student shall be able:
- to interpret texts and metatexts of literary criticism with regards to contemporary context;
- to understand the development of genres and topics in prose and poetry;
- to comprehend the value criteria, as well as their ideological and temporal background;
- to acknowledge the changes in the approach to literature after 1989.
  • - Discussions: Milan Jungmann, The Restoration of Order in Czech Literature, and Jiří Kratochvil: The Restoration of Chaos in Czech Literature.
  • -Literary manifests: Jaromír Typlt, The 90s between War and Retreat, and Petr Borkovec, Martin Putna: Through.
  • - Literary criticism: Pavel Janoušek: Time-out.
  • - Poets' Reunions in Bítov.
  • - Literary movements of the 90s: post-modernism and authenticism.
  • - The Viewegh phenomenon and Kundera phenomenon.
  • - Prose after 1998.
    required literature
  • V souřadnicích mnohosti : česká literatura první dekády jednadvacátého století v souvislostech a interpretacích. Edited by Alena Šidáková Fialová - Petr Hruška - Lenka Jungmannová. Vydání první. Praha: Academia, 2014. 817 stran. ISBN 9788020024107. info
  • V souřadnicích volnosti : česká literatura devadesátých let dvacátého století v interpretacích. Edited by Petr Hruška. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2008. 738 s. ISBN 9788020016300. info
  • JANOUŠEK, Pavel. Time-out, aneb, Mé kritické pokusy, bláboly a omyly z let 1987-1999. Vyd. 1. Brno: Host, 2001. 141 s. ISBN 8072940252. info
    recommended literature
  • BALAŠTÍK, Miroslav. Postgenerace : zátiší a bojiště poezie 90. let 20. století. Vydání první. Brno: Host, 2010. 168 stran. ISBN 9788072943555. info
  • JANOUŠEK, Pavel. Hravě i dravě : kritikova abeceda. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2009. 365 s. ISBN 9788020017772. info
  • Bítov '97 : sborník : mladá poezie dnes, poezie jako svébytný žánr : Sborník Bítov '97 (Variant.). Edited by Martin Pluháček. Vyd. 1. V Brně: Petrov, 1998. 160 s. : i. ISBN 80-7227-027-3. info
Teaching methods
Seminars, independent reading, discussions.
Assessment methods
Credits based on submitted essay, in-class presentation, and discussion activities.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
General note: Předmět bude otevřen a vyučován při minimálním počtu 6 zapsaných studujících.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021.
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