JSB351 South Slavic Literatures of the 20th Century

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 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
Wed 12:00–13:40 B2.41
Prerequisites
Seminar is based on reading parts of representative literature works, that means solid and consistent home preparation. Only texts that were translated into Czech will be discussed. Students will decide themselves if they will read the work in original or in translation to Czech, based on their level of language competencies.
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
Aim of this course is to present key movements, authors and works in South Slavic literatures in 20th century. Main emphasis will be given on stating the milestones of South Slavic literary modernism.. Students will be introduced into its forms in contrastive perspective, based on contextual analysis of representative contemporary works, lectures and study of the literature. Main attention will be paid to literary phenomena that overlap the borders of South Slavic area.
Learning outcomes
Absolvent will gain overview about the most important authors and works in the peak period of development of South Slavic literatures and will extend his ability to analyse and interpret literature works.
Syllabus
  • 1) World, Yugoslavia and Bulgaria: Literary Modernism in Comparative Perspective
  • 2) Phases, Milestones, Parallels: Literary Modernism in Individual South Slavic Literatures
  • 3) Ivo Andrić
  • 4) Miroslav Krleža
  • 5) Tin Ujević, Ranko Marinković
  • 6) Miloš Crnjanski
  • 7) Meša Selimović
  • 8) Vasko Popa, Danilo Kiš
  • 9) Edvard Kocbek
  • 10) Ciril Kosmač
  • 11) Dimităr Dimov
  • 12) Jordan Radičkov
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
  • 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
    recommended literature
  • POSPÍŠIL, Ivo and Simoneta DEMBICKÁ. Světové literatury 20. století v kostce : americká, britská, francouzská, italská, Latinské Ameriky, německá, ruská, španělská. 1. vyd. Praha: Libri, 1999. 239 s. ISBN 80-85983-80-X. info
  • DOLEŽAL, Jan: Dvě století srbského románu. Praha 2009.
  • KOZÁR, Aleš. Poezie slovinského expresionismu. Vydání první. Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 2015. 185 stran. ISBN 9788073959579. info
  • KUDĚLKA, Viktor. Slovinská literatura. Díl 2. Brno: UJEP, 1976. 153 s.
  • DOROVSKÝ, Ivan. Dramatické umění jižních Slovanů. Část 1, 1918-1941. V Brně: Masarykova univerzita, 1995. ISBN 80-210-1068-1. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, home reading, discussion in seminaries. Seminaries will be based on solid home preparation (reading of chosen works and their analysis).
Assessment methods
Prerequisites for granting the credit: regular attendance and thorough home preparation on weekly basis inlcuding reading the assigned literature; active participation in class discussion. Course will be finalized in form of oral examination about the discessed topics and literature.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018.
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