Literature 1: Periodization 1

Literature 1: Periodization 1

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 30

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Fock Ignac, izr. prof. dr. Šabec Maja

Content

The course is designed to introduce students to Spanish and Spanish American literature from their beginnings to the end of the 18th century: chronology, authors, works.
Spanish literature – Middle Ages: historical, cultural and literary definiton of the term; beginnings of Spanish literature – poetry, short prose, novel, theatre.
Literary phenomena of the pre-Columbian era.

Renaissance: definition of the term »Siglo(s) de oro«; historical, cultural and literary contexts of Spanish and Spanish American literature; influence of Italian culture; poetry; chronicles; theatre; prose – the development of novel before Cervantes; Don Quixote at the transition to the Baroque.

Baroque: definition of the term; poetry (»culteranismo«, »conceptismo«), prose, theatre.
Enlightenment: definition of the term; prose fiction, essayistic prose, poetry, theatre.