Course: British Literature 2

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Course title British Literature 2
Course code KAN/ABL2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Quinn Justin John, Doc.
  • Potočňáková Magdaléna, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
This cycle of lectures follows from ABL1 and describes the poetry and prose of 19th century British Literature Themes: 1. Introduction. Romanticism through Victorianism 2. Poetry (Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge) 3. Poetry (Shelley, Byron, Keats) 4. Prose (Austen, Dickens, Thackeray) 5. Poetry (Tennyson, Browning, Hopkins) 6. Prose (George Eliot, Hardy, Conrad) 7. Drama (Wilde, Shaw)

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 22 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 5 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 10 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
ABL1
learning outcomes
Students are capable of - defining the main trends of 19th-century British literature - discussing the works of individual authors of this period, and identify the main themes and literary forms of a given writer - analysing the relation of individual writers to the period's general literary trends
teaching methods
Lecture
Seminar
assessment methods
Oral exam
Test
Report
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Abrams M. H. The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition.. Oxford, OUP, 1971.
  • Carter, Ronald; McRae, John. The Routledge history of literature in English : Britain and Ireland. 2nd ed. London ; Routledge, 2001. ISBN 0-415-24318-1.
  • Curran S. (ed.). The Cambridge Companion to British Romanticism.. Cambridge, CUP, 1993.
  • Ford B. (ed.). The New Pelican Guide to English 5-7.. London, Penguin Books, 1982.
  • Gilbert S. M. & S. Gubar. The Madwoman in the Attic, The Woman Writer and the 19th Century Literary Imagination,. New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 2000.
  • Harlan J. & K. McCoy. English Literature form 1785.. London, HarperCollins, 1992.
  • Hilský, Martin. Modernisté : Eliot, Joyce, Woolfová, Lawrence. Vyd. 1. Praha : Torst, 1995. ISBN 80-85639-40-8.
  • Hilský, Martin,; Nagy, Ladislav; Reichel, Tomáš. Od slavíka k papouškovi : proměny britské prózy. Vyd. v tomto souboru 1. Brno : Host, 2002. ISBN 80-7294-075-9.
  • Regan, Stephen. The nineteenth-century novel. A critical reader. 1st pub. London ; Routledge, 2001. ISBN 0-415-23828-5.
  • Schwarz D. R. The Transformation of the English Novel 1890-1930.. London, Macmillan, 1995.
  • Stevenson R. Modernist Fiction.. Prentice Hall,, 1998.
  • Stříbrný, Zdeněk. Dějiny anglické literatury. Sv. 2. Praha : Academia, 1987.
  • Wu D. Romanticism: An Anthology.. Oxford, Blackwell's, 2000.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (16) Informatics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education - (15) History courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education - (13) History courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Music in Education (14) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education History in Education (14) History courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education - (14) History courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Music in Education (15) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (14) Informatics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education History in Education (16) History courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education - (1) History courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer