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Předmět, akademický rok 2017/2018
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Britská kulturní studia v historické perspektivě - AAA132010
Anglický název: British Cultural Studies in Historical Perspective
Zajišťuje: Ústav anglofonních literatur a kultur (21-UALK)
Fakulta: Filozofická fakulta
Platnost: od 2017 do 2017
Semestr: zimní
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E-Kredity: 3
Způsob provedení zkoušky: zimní s.:
Rozsah, examinace: zimní s.:0/2 Z [hodiny/týden]
Počet míst: neurčen / 15 (neurčen)
Minimální obsazenost: neomezen
Stav předmětu: vyučován
Jazyk výuky: angličtina
Způsob výuky: prezenční
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Garant: Mgr. Helena Znojemská, Ph.D.
Vyučující: Mgr. Helena Znojemská, Ph.D.
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Anotace - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Helena Znojemská, Ph.D. (03.10.2017)

This seminar aims to introduce the students to the transformations and developments which the major concepts of
British cultural studies underwent throughout the ages. Working with a wide range of primary as well as secondary
texts, fiction and non-fiction, we will examine the way in which the constituent factors of the notion of a unique
English national identity and later British culture emerged in and were affected by interaction with other peoples
and cultures.

1. Us and the Others I: Inventing the English nation
Danish invasions, Norman Conquest and the wars on the Continent, Elizabethan Age, Civil War. The images of
England and Englishness in contemporary writings and in later histories of these periods.
i Venerable Bede: Coming of the Angles, Saxons & Jutes (Historia Ecclesiastica I/XV)
Alfred's Prose Preface to Pastoral Care
Battle of Brunanburh
Wulfstan’s Sermon to the English
ii Layamon: Brut (selection)
Alliterative Morte Darthur (selection)
iii Edmund Spenser: Faerie Queene (selection)
iv William Shakespeare: Richard II, 2/1
Henry V, Prologue, 1/2, 3/1, 3/5, 4/3; 3/2
v Gerard Winstanley: A New Year’s Gift for the Parliament and Army
vi Green, J.R.: A Short History of the English People (selection)
Walter Scott: Ivanhoe (selection)

2. Us and the Others II: Representing the neighbours
Wales, Scotland, Ireland – from slaves of the Anglo-Saxons to noble savages of the Romanticism and beyond.
i Venerable Bede: Historia Ecclesiastica I/XV, I/XXII, II/II
ii Edmund Spenser: A View of the Present State of Ireland (selection)
iii Walter Scott: Waverley(selection)

3. Us and the Others III: The new worlds
The English in the colonies
i Richard Hakluyt: The Principal Navigations of the English Nation (selection)
Thomas Morton: New English Canaan (selection)
John Winthrop: A Model of Christian Charity
William Bradford: Of Plymouth Plantation (selection)
ii Rudyard Kipling: In the Rukh, Selected Poems

Credit requirements include attendance/active participation in class (maximum of THREE absences is tolerated), 2
successful written assignments and a presentation (MAX. 10 minutes!) illuminating the historical/conceptual
context of a given text or some of its statements. The written assignments will have the form of a critical reading
test, done over the week at home.
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