ETMA111 Narrative culture

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2023
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Eva Šipöczová, Ph.D. (lecturer), prof. PhDr. Martina Pavlicová, CSc. (deputy)
Mgr. et Mgr. Eva Chovancová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Martina Pavlicová, CSc.
Department of European Ethnology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Martina Maradová
Supplier department: Department of European Ethnology - Faculty of Arts
Tue 14:00–15:40 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 / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course Narrative culture identifies contemporary manifestations of oral folklore, informes students about social contexts and its influences on a development of oral folklore and seeks contacts between oral manifestations and global culture.
Learning outcomes
After completion of the course, the students will know the research into literary folklore in the second half of the 20th century, the applied methodological procedures and the reflection of ongoing scientific and social trends. The students will gain practical experience with the identification of the contemporary expressions of literary folklore, their collection, analysis, interpretation, and transformations; they also will be able to formulate the folkloristic research and to carry it out.
  • Research into folk literature in the second half of the 20th century.
  • Present literary genres and research into them.
  • Folk literature as an evidence of historical memory.
  • Folk literature as part of mental images.
  • The comic as a subject-matter of research into folkloristics.
  • The comic, the power and prosaic folkloristics. Folkloristics on-line.
  • Methodological difficulties of the research into contemporary folk literature.
  • PERNES, Jiří. Dějiny Československa očima Dikobrazu :1945-1990. 1. vyd. Brno: Barrister & Principal, 2003. 230 s. ISBN 80-85947-89-7. info
  • SIROVÁTKA, Oldřich. Folkloristické studie. Brno: Etnologický ústav Akademie věd České republiky, 2002. 197 s. ISBN 8085010313. info
  • KAPFERER, Jean-Noël. Fáma :nejstarší médium světa. Translated by Dušan Provazník. 1. vyd. Praha: Práce, 1992. 244 s. ISBN 80-208-0262-2. info
  • BRUNVAND, Jan Harold. The study of American folklore : an introduction. 3rd ed. New York: Norton, 1986. xix, 620. ISBN 0393954951. info
  • SIROVÁTKA, Oldřich and Milan LEŠČÁK. Folklór a folkloristika : (o l'udovej slovesnosti). Bratislava: Smena, 1982. 263 s. info
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The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020.
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