Course: Mácha's question marks

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Course title Mácha's question marks
Course code KBO/4049
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Peřina Josef, doc. PhDr. CSc.
Course content
1. Factors influencing the exploration of the poet's work. 2.-3. Mácha German creation, its genesis and development. 4. Textological question marks over the poet's manuscripts. 5. Mácha's ways-known and suspected. 6. Mácha and contemporary philosophy (Hegel, Schopenhauer, etc.) 7. Mácha's library and reading, Mácha as a literary critic. 8. Mácha and contemporary Czech and Czech-German periodicals (Mephisthopheles, Der Komet, etc.) 9. Mácha's religious beliefs, historical secret society 10. Mácha's love, acquaintances and friends. K. H. Mach and J. E. Hilscher. 11. Not as well known inspirational sources of Mácha's creation. 13. The last days, last friend, the last poem. 14. Closingseminar, student assessment, credits.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
This seminar is focused on enlightenment of less known facts about Mácha's work and also on technological issues that are connected to his manuscripts.
Graduated student of this particular seminar gains knowledge about the problems associated with the exploration of Mácha's work and that inspires him to provide further independent research which leads to choosing the topic for academic work. At the same time student deepens his already obtained technological knowledge.
knowledge of the field on the level of GCSE exam knowledge of disciplines connected to the central domain of study knowledge of appropriate terminology

Assessment methods and criteria
attendance activity presentation test
Recommended literature
  • Grebeníčková, R. (ed.). Realita slova Máchova. Praha: Odeon, 1967.
  • Janský, K. (ed). K. H. Mácha ve vzpomínkách současníků. Praha: SNKLHU, 1959.
  • Janský, K. K.H.Mácha. Život uchvatitele krásy.
  • Králík, O. Demystifikovat Máchu, Praha. 1969.
  • Mukařovský, J. (ed.). Torzo a tajemství Máchova díla. Praha: Melantrich, 1938.
  • Pražák, A. K. H. Mácha. Praha: Státní nakladatelství, 1936.
  • Štěpánek, Vl. Mácha. Praha: Melantrich, 1984.
  • Vašák, P. (ed.):. Prostor Máchova díla. Praha: ČSS, 1986.

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): Czech Language and Literature (A14) Category: Philological sciences 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer