Course: Anglo-Saxon Culture

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Course title Anglo-Saxon Culture
Course code KAJ/ASK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Tihelková Alice, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
English and Norman England; English Renaissance; origins of the Church of England; Age of Reason; Romantism; Victorian Britain; Modernism and 20th-century culture. Culture of the first American settlements; Puritans; 19th-century American culture; the American Dream; 1920s and 1960s.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Discussion, Multimedia supported teaching, Individual study, Textual studies, Lecture, Practicum
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 36 hours per semester
professional knowledge
There are no prerequisites.
learning outcomes
Students are able to analyze key aspects of Anglo-American culture work with sources on cultural history as well as British/American media communicate, in both written and oral form, on the topics dealing with cultural history
teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching
Textual studies
Individual study
assessment methods
Skills demonstration during practicum
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • ABERCROMBIE, N., W., A. Contemporary British Society. Cambridge: Polity, 2002.
  • ACKROYD, P. Albion. The Origins of the English Imagination. London, 2002.
  • CAMPBELL, N. American Cultural Studies. New York, 1998.
  • HENNESSY, P. Having It So Good: Britain in the Fifties. London, 2006.
  • MARR, A. A History of Modern Britain. London, 2007.
  • MARWICK, A. British Society Since 1945. London : Penguin, 2003.
  • TINDALL, G.B., SHI, D.E. America, A Narrative History. New York, 2003.
  • WILSON, A. N. The Victorians. New York, 2004.

Study plans that include the course
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