Course: Creative writing

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Course title Creative writing
Course code KBO/4232
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
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
  • Harák Ivo, PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introductory seminar lesson, acquainting students with problems of this seminar, examining student's motivation. 2. Fine work as a way to hold problem when creating texts. 3. Interpretation and meta interpretation. 4. Completion of the foreign text as a way to the author's conception. 5. Differences between different types of creativity. 6. Artistically creative approach as a way to deal with factual issues. 7. Searching for words finding oneself; individual meanings of words. 8. Creating text as a way to search and refine meaning. 9. Poetically man lives. Poetry and philosophy. 10. Difference of journalistic, scientific and artistic "truth". 11. (In) accuracy of asociation = beauty in diversity. 12. Literature as a multiplication of human possibilities. 13. Workshop of creative writing (three days "in the open air").

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
The seminar is designed to develop students' creativity when writing journalistic, scientific, or literary texts. Students will learn to interpret foreign text, revealing its authorial intention and its semantic potential. On this basis, then try to create art-theoretical concepts of creative approaches to work with his own text. The examination consists in the evaluation of delivered text. Evaluated: a) fulfillment of formal criteria (genre, style, shape, composition); b) linguistic correctness (spelling compliance, stylish standards); c) creativity and originality elaboration (content and formal).
Student is qualified to create imaginatively treated journalistic, artistic or scholarly text of any size and form; he learns about ways to stimulate his creativity.
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
  • Fišer, Z.:. Tvůrčí psaní - Malá učebnice technik tvůrčího psaní. Brno: Paido, 2009.
  • Kolář, J. a kol. Jak se dělá báseň. Praha: Československý spisovatel, 1969.
  • Kopáč, R. - Osvaldová, B. Pokusy o dobrodružství. Praha: Academia, 2008.
  • Kožmín, Z. Interpretace básní. Praha: SPN, 1986.
  • Kupcová, H. (ed.). Krok k autorské existenci. Praha: VŠJŠ, 2001.
  • Opelík, J. a kol. Jak číst poezii. Praha: Čs. spisovatel, 1969.
  • Štolba, J. Nedopadající džbán. Praha: TORST, 2010.

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 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter