LMKA06 Methodology of interpretation

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
doc. Mgr. Petr Bubeníček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Zuzana Fonioková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Miroslav Kotásek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jan Tlustý, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Zbyněk Fišer, Ph.D.
Department of Czech Literature and Library Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Eva Zachová
Supplier department: Department of Czech Literature and Library Studies - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Wed 15:50–17:25 J22
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Doporučujeme před tímto předmětem absolvovat LMKA10 Úvod do studia literatury pro LMK (doporučení platí zejména pro student(k)y s jiným než filologickým zázemím a bez zkušenosti s teorií literatury).
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 35 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 8/35, only registered: 0/35
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The seminar will teach students to actively use the terminology of modern literary theory, acquaint them with the basics of key approaches in 20th-century literary and cultural studies, and facilitate their critical understanding of interpretations based on these approaches.
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
- compare individual literary theoretical conceptions and understand their context
- critically assess these theories
- use theoretical concepts when interpreting a literary text
Syllabus
  • - Theory of interpretation: core concepts and ideas I.
  • - Theory of interpretation: core concepts and ideas II.
  • - Interpretation of poetry
  • - Core concepts of narratology
  • - Fictional World Theory
  • - Sociology and anthropology of P. Bourdieu
  • - Poststructuralism and Deconstruction
  • - Psychoanalysis
  • - Feminism
  • - Postcolonialism
Literature
  • MITOSEK, Zofia. Teorie literatury : historický přehled. Translated by Marie Havránková. Vyd. 1. Brno: Host, 2010. 480 s. ISBN 9788072943326. info
  • COMPAGNON, Antoine. Démon teorie : literatura a běžné myšlení. Translated by Eva Sládková. Vyd. 1. Brno: Host, 2009. 328 s. ISBN 9788072943241. info
  • ISER, Wolfgang. Jak se dělá teorie. Translated by Petr Onufer. První české vydání. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, nakladatelství Karolinum, 2009. 245 stran. ISBN 9788024616728. info
  • NEWTON, Kenneth. Jak interpretovat text : kritický úvod do teorie a praxe literární interpretace. Translated by Milan Orálek. Olomouc: Periplum, 2008. 263 s. ISBN 9788086624471. 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
  • ČERVENKA, Miroslav. Na cestě ke smyslu : poetika literárního díla 20. století. Vyd. 1. Praha: Torst, 2005. 1051 s. ISBN 8072152440. info
  • EAGLETON, Terry. Úvod do literární teorie. Translated by Petr Onufer. Vyd. 1. Praha: Triáda, 2005. 363 s. ISBN 8086138720. info
  • CULLER, Jonathan. Krátký úvod do literární teorie. Vyd. 1. Brno: Host, 2002. 167 s. ISBN 80-7294-070-8. info
  • GENETTE, Gérard. Narrative discourse : an essay in method. Edited by Jonathan D. Culler, Translated by Jane E. Lewin. 1. ed. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1980. 285 s. ISBN 0801492599. info
Teaching methods
seminar
Assessment methods
Oral examination is aimed at testing the student’s insight into the main theories, concepts and methodologies.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 0.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2019.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2018, recent)
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