ESA093 Courtly Culture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Lenka Lee, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Lenka Lee, Ph.D.
Department of Aesthetics - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Ing. Ivana Vašinová
Supplier department: Department of Aesthetics - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Wed 14:00–15:40 D31
Prerequisites
Students must be able to present and defend their own opinions and to accept constructive criticism and advice.
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 50 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 11/50, only registered: 0/50, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/50
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Main objectives can be summarized as follows: to understand the conception of courtly love to learn the history of research into courtly love (G. Paris, C.S. Lewis, J. Robertson, Don Monson) to become acquainted with the most important medieval and Renaissance authors of the courtly culture (Andreas Capellanus, G. Boccaccio, G. Chaucer, Guillaume de Poitiers).
Learning outcomes
After passing the course the student will be: - able to descibe the main charakters of courtly cultere - describe the treatise De Amore - write a typical coutry poem - describe chosen courtly literary work
Syllabus
  • The courtly love and courtly culture. The history of research into the phenomenon of courtly love.
  • The phenomen of the troubadours.
  • Andreas Capellanus - De amore (the 1st book of De amore). The most important essays about this treatise (Monson, Lewis, Robertson, Bowden, Ruhe).
  • G. Chaucer -Troilus a Kriseida.
  • Chretién de Troyes - Cligés.
  • G. Boccaccio - Decameron.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • BENTON, John F. The Court of Champagne as a Literary Center. Speculum. 1961, vol. 36, no. 4, s. 551-591.
  • Přátelé, přiléhavý složím vers : písně okcitánských trubadúrů. Edited by Jiří Holub - Josef Prokop. Vyd. 1. Praha: Argo, 2001. 279 s. ISBN 807203409X. info
  • CHAUCER, Geoffrey. Troilus a Kriseida. Translated by Zdeněk Hron. Vyd. 1. v českém jazyce. Praha: BB art, 2001. 126 s. ISBN 8072574450. info
  • ROUGEMONT, Denis de. Západ a láska. Edited by Michaela Jurovská. 1. vyd. Bratislava: Kaligram, 2001. 341 s. ISBN 8071495549. info
  • HUIZINGA, Johan. Podzim středověku. Translated by Gabriela Veselá. Vyd. 1. Jinočany: H & H, 1999. 675 s. ISBN 8086022269. info
  • DUBY, Georges. Vznešené paní z 12. století. Edited by Jarmila Vojtová - Jitka Uhdeová, Translated by Růžena Ostrá. Vyd. 1. V Brně: Atlantis, 1999. 158 s. ISBN 80-7108-166-3. info
  • TROYES, Chrétien de. Cligés : román lásky a cti. Praha: Odeon, 1967. info
  • Vzdálený slavíkův zpěv : výbor z poezie trobadorů. Praha: Státní nakladatelství krásné literatury a umění, 1963. info
  • ČERNÝ, Václav. Lid a literatura ve středověku, zvláště v románských zemích. 1. vyd. Praha: Nakladatelství Československé akademie věd, 1958. 342 s. info
  • LEWIS, C. S. (Clive Staples). The allegory of love : a study in medieval tradition. New York: Oxford University Press, 1958. 378 p. ; 2. info
    not specified
  • KELLY, Douglas. Coutly Love in Perspektive: The Hierarchy of Love in Andreas Capellanus. Traditio. 1968, vol. 24, no. , s. 119-147.
  • ČERNÝ, Václav. Soustavný přehled obecných dějin literatury naší vzdělanosti. 2, Podzim středověku a renesance. Edited by Otakar Mališ. Vyd. 1. Jinočany: H & H, 1998. 492 s. : i. ISBN 80-86022-30-7. info
Teaching methods
Every lecture requires homework preparation in reading the assigned study literature. After teacher's presentation of the general and particular features of the subject, students are guided to interpretation of the chosen extracts, and class discussions follow.
Assessment methods
Lectures, class discussion, homeworks, texts reading (in Czech and English language). Written exam, 50% of correct answers is needed to pass.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Předmět není určen posluchačům oboru filmová věda.
Information on course enrolment limitations: posluchači bc. estetiky, kteří začali své studium před více než třemi semestry, musí mít splněnu postupovou zkoušku (ESAPZE), jinak si tento předmět nemohou zapsat. Pro ostatní obory není zápis omezen.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2020.
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