NOII_08 Norwegian - Language History

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
PhDr. Bohumila Mia Fagertun Chocholoušová, M.A. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Miluše Juříčková, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Miluše Juříčková, CSc.
Department of German, Scandinavian and Netherland Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: doc. PhDr. Miluše Juříčková, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of German, Scandinavian and Netherland Studies - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Wed 12:00–13:40 J21
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Students will have a complete understanding of the complexity of the development of the Norwegian language, written and spoken. Including political and cultural aspects related to dialect status in Norway and to the process of “samnorsk” in the 20th century.
Learning outcomes
The outcome is student´s competence about Norwegian language history, and comprehension to read old texts with commentary (18 and 19 century).
Comprehension in Norwegian landuage policy, reforms and tendences.
Syllabus
  • Elements and aims of the course: Give a solid and detailed outline of the development of the Norwegian language, spoken and written, from 200 to today, focused on the periods: 200-500, 500-750, 750-1050, 1050-1350, 1350-1536, 1536-1814, 1814-1917, 1917-1981, 1981-today. Use texts to exemplify the language on various levels (Runic language, Old Norse, Danish, the problems of coding the new “landsmål”, the various reforms of spelling in the 20th century. The status of dialects.
Literature
  • Jan Terje Faarlund: Sprak i endring. Indre norsk sprakhistorie. Novus 1997.
  • Arne Torp: Spraaklinjer. Norsk undervisningsforlag, Oslo 1991.
  • D.A. Seip: Norsk sprakhistorie. Gyldendal 1990.
  • HUTTERER, Claus Jürgen. Die germanischen Sprachen : ihre Geschichte in Grundzügen. Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1975. xx, 543 p. ISBN 3-406-05292-4. info
Teaching methods
The seminar is based on methods of lectures, seminars, analysis of texts.
Assessment methods
Individual presentation of a historical period. Written test.
Language of instruction
Norwegian
Further Comments
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2001, Spring 2006, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2017.
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