Course: Introduction to German Literature

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Course title Introduction to German Literature
Course code KNJ/UNLI
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction German
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Pecka Zdeněk, Dr. phil.
Course content
1. Literary Studies, Genres 2. Poetry and Genres 3. Poetry and Genres 4. Epic and Genres 5. Rhetoric figures 6. Tropes 7-8. Commentary on the History of Middle Age Literature 9. Commentary on the History of 17th and 18th Century Literature 10. Commentary on the History of 18th Century Literature 11. Commentary on the History of 19th Century Literature 12. Commentary on the History of 20th Century Literature 13. Commentary on the History of 20th Century Literature 14. Test conc. Literary History and Theory

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Projection
Learning outcomes
Introduction to the theory of literature with emphasis on terminology and a short overview of the history of literature written in German.
Preparation for systematical work with literature in higher semesters, basis knowledge of text analysis.
Prerequisites
no

Assessment methods and criteria
Test

All examinations and consultations are held in German. Test conc. literary theories and history of literature written in German.
Recommended literature
  • ASMUTH, Bernhard. Einführung in die Dramenanalyse. 7. aktualis. und erw. Aufl. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, 2009. ISBN 978-347-6171-887..
  • BAHR, Ehrhard,ed. Dějiny německé literatury. Kontinuita a změna od středověku po současnost. Svazek 1-3. Praha : Karolinum, 2005-2007. ISBN 80-246-1017-5..
  • BAUMANN, Barbara a Birgita OBERLE. Deutsche Literatur in Epochen. 2. überarb. Aufl. Ismaning: Max Hueber Verlag, 1996. ISBN 31-900-1399-3..
  • BEST, Otto F. Handbuch literarischer Fachbegriffe: Definitionen und Beispiele. 8. überarb. Neuauflage. Frankfurt am Main: Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, 2008. ISBN 35-961-1958-8..
  • BEUTIN, Wolfgang. Deutsche Literaturgeschichte: von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart. 6. verb. und erw. Aufl. Stuttgart: Metzler, 2001. ISBN 34-760-1758-3..
  • BOK, Václav, Dana PFEIFEROVÁ a Dana ŠETINOVÁ. Čítanka německých literárních textů. Plzeň: Fraus, 1998. ISBN 80-723-8031-1..
  • BOK, Václav, Věra MACHÁČKOVÁ-RIEGEROVÁ a Jiří VESELÝ. Slovník spisovatelů německého jazyka a spisovatelů lužickosrbských. Praha: Odeon. 1987..
  • BURDORF, Dieter. Einführung in die Gedichtanalyse. Stuttgart: Metzler, 1995. ISBN 34-761-0284-X..
  • MARTINEZ, Matias a Michael SCHEFFEL. Einführung in die Erzähltheorie. 8. Aufl. München: C.H. Beck, 2009. ISBN 978-340-6471-308..


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in German language (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Introductory teacher training course in German language (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter