JSB254 Romanticism, Realism and Modernism in South Slavic Literatures

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Petr Stehlík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Petr Stehlík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Pavel Pilch (lecturer)
Mgr. Pavel Pilch (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Michal Przybylski (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Michal Przybylski (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Petr Stehlík, Ph.D.
Department of Slavonic Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Petr Stehlík, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Slavonic Studies - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Tue 12:00–13:40 D52
Prerequisites
Seminary is based on reading of the examples from representative literary works, that means solid and consistent home preparation. Only works translated to Czech will be discussed. Students will decide themselves if they will read the work in translation or in original.
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
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Course objectives
The aim of this course is to provide an overview of development of South Slavic literatures of 19th and beginning of 20th century in European context and contrastive perspective. Students will, based contextual analysis of representative works, lectures and study literature, be introduced to dominant features, milestones and local specifics of literary romanticism, realism and modernism in South Slavic area. Focus will be given on connections between literature and making of national identity of South Slavs.
Learning outcomes
Absolvent will gain overview about the most significant authors and works during the formative era of modern South Slavic literature development in context of European romanticism, realism and modernism. Students will enhance their ability to analyse and interpret literary work and will be able to explain and critically examine creation, importance and dangers in the conception of national literature and its application in the South Slavic area during the "long" 19th century (1789 - 1914).
Syllabus
  • 1) In the name of language and oral tradition: national ideology and making of modern South Slavic literatures
  • 2) Literary romanticism in European and South Slavic context: definition, authors, comparison
  • 3) Peak works of South Slavic literary romanticism: text analysis (Prešeren, Mažuranić, Njegoš, Botev, Miladinov)
  • 4) Literary realism in European and South Slavic context: definition, authors, comparison
  • 5) Peak works of South Slavic literary realism: text analysis (Tavčar, Šenoa, Kranjčević, Sremac, Domanović, Stanković, Vazov, Konstantinov)
  • 6) Literary modernism in European and South Slavic context: definition, authors, comparison
  • 7) Peak works of South Slavic literary modernism: text analysis (Cankar, Kette, Murn, Matoš, Vojnović, Vidrić, Kamov, Dučić, Rakić, Ilić, Kočić, Javorov, Liliev, Debeljanov)
Literature
    required literature
  • DOROVSKÝ, Ivan. Slovník balkánských spisovatelů. Praha: Libri, 2001. 683 pp. info
  • Slovník spisovatelů : Jugoslávie : srbská a černohorská, charvátská, bosensko-hercegovská, slovinská a makedonská literatura [19389]. Praha: Odeon, 1979. info
  • DOROVSKÝ, Ivan. Slovník spisovatelů : Bulharsko. Praha: Odeon, 1978. info
  • KUDĚLKA, Viktor. Slovinská literatura. Díl 1. Brno: UJEP, 1975, s. 51–166.
  • ČERNÝ, Marcel, Alenka JENSTERLE-DOLEŽAL, Jarmila HORÁKOVÁ, Igor MIKUŠIAK, Milada K. NEDVĚDOVÁ, Jaroslav OTČENÁŠEK and Přemysl VINŠ. Počátky novodobých literatur a metamorfózy romantismu u jižních Slovanů, Rumunů a Albánců. Vydání první. Praha: Filozofická fakulta Univerzity Karlovy, 2015. 475 stran. ISBN 9788073086466. info
  • PAVELKA, Jiří and Ivo POSPÍŠIL. Slovník epoch, směrů, skupin a manifestů. Brno: Georgetown, 1993. 290 s. ISBN 8090160409. info
  • Lexikon teorie literatury a kultury : koncepce / osobnosti / základní pojmy. Edited by Ansgar Nünning - Jiří Trávníček - Jiří Holý, Translated by Al. Vydání první. Brno: Host, 2006. 912 stran. ISBN 8072941704. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, home reading, class discussion. Seminar is based on solid and consistent home preparation (reading of texts and their analysis).
Assessment methods
Prerequisites for granting the credit: regular attendance and thorough home preparation on weekly basis participation in class discussion. Oral exam.
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.

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