Course: Current literature II

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Course title Current literature II
Course code KBO/4219
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
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
  • Fibiger Martin, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Literature before year 1989. 2. Metamorphoses of literary works after year 1989. 3. Wave of diaries, memoires and other so-called authentical literary works. 4. Auto-reflective literature, writing about writing. 5. Literature and beginning of post-modernism. 6. Poetry - metamorphoses of older generation literary works. 7. Poetry - younger poets and beginners. 8. Prose - comebacks of "sixties era authors". 9. Prose - "middle" generation of novelists. 10. Prose - beginners. 11. Metamorphoses of drama and theatre. 12. Comeback of social-critical and political topics into literature. 13. Forms and metamorphoses of popular literature. 14. Summary.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
This subject directly extends subject Current literature I and has the same purposes. But this subject is even focused on concrete literary works of selected literary persons, various literary kinds and genres, so popular. Mostly focused is on characteristics of their literary works and interpretation of most important literary works, in that way, so student after finishing this course gets elementar knowledges about current literature in way of it´s artistic and even popular forms.
Student is able to orientate himself/herself in current literature, they are able to understand partial relationship with previous phases, he/she realises stratification of current prose, poetry, drama and not only the division on sort-genre, but even on quality levels, he/she is able to classify informations, to structure explanations of dictionary entry, to create text of proper "genre".
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
  • Balaštík, M. Postgenerace. Zátiší a bojiště poezie 90. let 20. století. Brno: Host, 2010.
  • Burda, A. Poslední súd. Olomouc: Votobia, 2001.
  • Dokoupil, B., a kol. Slovník českých literárních časopisů, periodických literárních sborníků a almanachů. Host: Brno, 2002.
  • Janoušek, P. Time out. Brno: Host, 2001.
  • Kratochvil, J. Příběhy příběhů. Brno: Petrov, Atlantis, 1995.
  • Machala, L. Literární bludiště: bilance polistopadové prózy. Praha: Brána, 2001.

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 for Media and Public Sphere (A14) Category: Philological sciences 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter