Facultative Literary Seminar - OPBA4A053B
Title: Výběrový literární seminář
Guaranteed by: Katedra anglického jazyka a literatury (41-KAJL)
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Actual: from 2023
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/2, C [HT]
Extent per academic year: 0 [hours]
Capacity: unknown / 20 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
Guarantor: doc. PhDr. Petr Chalupský, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): doc. PhDr. Petr Chalupský, Ph.D.
Pre-requisite : OPBA4A031A, OPBA4A032A, OPBA4A033A
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Annotation -
Last update: doc. PhDr. Petr Chalupský, Ph.D. (03.09.2023)
This course focuses on British fiction and drama from the beginning of the 2Oth century to the 1990s. The seminars are based on reading, analysis and interpretation of selected texts which have not been included in compulsory literary course English and American Literature from the 20th century to the Present. Seminars also involve discussions those socio-historical and cultural aspects which have affected the creation of these texts. On the basis of their interest the students choose 6-7 books from the presented list which includes works of writers such as G.B. Shaw, D.H. Lawrence, V. Wolf, A. Huxley, C. Isherwood, E. G. Orwell, S. Beckett, K. Amis, W. Golding, A. Sillitoe, A. Burgess, J. Osborne, I. Murdoch, H. Pinter, D. Lodge, A. Carter, M. Amis, J. Barnes, I. McEwan, K. Ishiguro, J. Winterson, T. Stoppard, P. Ackroyd, H. Kureishi or S. Rushdie.
Descriptors - Czech
Last update: doc. PhDr. Petr Chalupský, Ph.D. (03.09.2023)

Práce se studijními materiály: 55 hodin

Seminární práce: 10 hodin

Příprava na zápočet: 5 hodin

Literature -
Last update: doc. PhDr. Petr Chalupský, Ph.D. (03.09.2023)

BRADBURY, Malcolm. The Modern British Novel. London: Penguin, 1994. ISBN 0-14-023098-X.

BRADFORD, Bradford. The Novel Now: Contemporary British Fiction. Oxford: Blackwell, 2007. ISBN 978-1405113854.

EAGLETON, Terry. The English Novel. Oxford: Blackwell, 2005. ISBN 1-4051-1707-9.

HEAD, Dominic. Modern British Fiction, 1950-2000. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. ISBN 0-521-66966-9.

HILSKÝ, Martin. Modernisté. Praha: Torst, 1995. ISBN 80-85639-40-8.

INNES, Christopher. Modern British Drama: The Twentieth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. ISBN 0-521-01675-4.

SANDERS, Andrew. The Short Oxford History of English Literature. 3rd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. ISBN 0-19-926338-8.

STERNLICHT, Sanford. A Reader’s Guide to Modern British Drama. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2004. ISBN 0-8156-3076-X.

WILSON, Leigh. Modernism. London: Continuum, 2007. ISBN 978-0826485618.

Syllabus -
Last update: doc. PhDr. Petr Chalupský, Ph.D. (03.09.2023)

The syllabus is based on the students' choice of texts.

Course completion requirements -
Last update: doc. PhDr. Petr Chalupský, Ph.D. (03.09.2023)

Regular attendance (max. 2 absences), essay (about 1,000 words) on a selected topic based on the discussed texts.