UCJANGBP06 English Literature 1

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Summer 2024
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Veronika Nogolová, PhD. (lecturer)
Mgr. Veronika Nogolová, PhD. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Veronika Nogolová, PhD.
Institute of Foreign Languages - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Basic orientation in literary terminology. Completion of the course Introduction to Literature.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course provides an overview of streams and movements of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present era. It stresses the generic and thematic wealth of British literature throughout the ages. The course follows up on Introduction to Literature and seeks to apply the knowledge thereby acquired in practice.
Learning outcomes
Orientation in the chronology of English literature. Familiarity with the main currents and authors of the English literary canon. Ability to critically interpret literary texts.
  • 1. Introduction to English literature. 2. Anglo-Saxon literature. 3. English Medieval literature. 4. Literature of English Renaissance (poetry). 5. Literature of English Renaissance (drama). 6. William Shakespeare 7. Metaphysical poets. 8. Restoration period. 9. Enlightenment. 10. Poetry of the 18th century. 11. Early novels, satire. 12. Pre-Romanticism and Romanticism. 13. Final summary and credit test
    recommended literature
  • Kastan, D. S. (2006). The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature. Oxford: OUP
  • Sanders, A. (1994). The Short Oxford History of English Literature. Oxford: Clarendon Press. (dostupné na http://elibrary.bsu.az/books_400/N_253.pdf)
  • Burgess, A. (1991). English Literature: A Survey for Students. London: Longman. Caserio, R. L. The Cambridge companion to the twentieth-century English novel. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. ISBN 978-0521711159. Oliveriusová, E. a kol. (1988)
Teaching methods
Lecture, seminar
Assessment methods
Essay, presentation, written test
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2021, Summer 2022, Summer 2023.
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