ETMA04 Selected Issues in oral Folklore Studies

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. PhDr. Martina Pavlicová, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Alena Křížová, Ph.D.
Department of European Ethnology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Martina Maradová
Supplier department: Department of European Ethnology - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Thu 12:00–13:40 J31
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to: define oral folklore; explain the contents of the subject of folklore study; analyse genres of oral folklore; formulate a contemporary research of oral folklore; evaluate the contemporary development of oral folklore.
Syllabus
  • Oral folklore studies, their development and position in a systematic of science. History of concern in oral folklore in Europe (romanticism, mythological theory, finding of "soul of nation"). Evolution of studies of Slavs, concern about national literature and national languages. Oral folklore studies in the Czech lands (persons, collections of the beginning of the 19th century). A genre as a category of poetic of literature. Folk - tale. Legend. Song. Ballad an epic song. Proverb, riddle, folk letters. Joke. Theatre. Story-tellers and narrators. Popular literature.
Literature
  • Lidová kultura : národopisná encyklopedie Čech, Moravy a Slezska. Edited by Lubomír Tyllner - Stanislav Brouček - Richard Jeřábek - Dušan Hol. Vyd. 1. Praha: Etnologický ústav Akademie věd České republiky v Praze a Ústav evropské etnologie Filozofické fakulty Masarykovy univerzity v Brně v nakl. Mladá fronta, 2007. s. 643-129. ISBN 9788020414502. info
  • BROUČEK, Stanislav and Richard JEŘÁBEK. Lidová kultura. Národopisná encyklopedie Čech, Moravy a Slezska. Biografická část. (Folk culture.). Praha: Mladá fronta, 2007. 284 pp. ISBN 978-80-204-1711-4. info
  • SIROVÁTKA, Oldřich. Folkloristické studie. Brno: Etnologický ústav Akademie věd České republiky, 2002. 197 s. ISBN 80-85010-31-3. info
  • KARBUSICKÝ, Vladimír. Báje, mýty, dějiny : nejstarší české pověsti v kontextu evropské kultury. Vyd. 1. Praha: Mladá fronta, 1995. 310 s. ISBN 8020405240. info
  • HORÁLEK, Karel. Folklór a světová literatura. Praha: Academia, 1979. info
  • KARBUSICKÝ, Vladimír. Mezi lidovou písní a šlágrem. 1. vyd. Praha: Supraphon, 1968. 234 s. , [. info
  • SIROVÁTKA, Oldřich. Srovnávací folkloristika a česká lidová slovesnost. 1965. 307 s. info
  • VÁCLAVEK, Bedřich. Písemnictví a lidová tradice : obraz jejich vztahů v české písni lidové a zlidovělé [I-18171/5]. Praha: Svoboda, 1947. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, class discussion, readings
Assessment methods
Written/oral examination aimed at testing the student’s insight into the main theories, concepts and methodologies of the discipline, or in the work of the main representatives of the scholarly discourse, and at checking the student’s ability to connect relevant facts into logical relations.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information about innovation of course.
This course has been innovated under the project "Faculty of Arts as Centre of Excellence in Education: Complex Innovation of Study Programmes and Fields at FF MU with Regard to the Requirements of the Knowledge Economy“ – Reg. No. CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0228, which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.

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The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2001, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017.
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