Course code LitZ3122
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 32 48
E-courses LitZ3122: General Literature III (19th Century)
Course annotation
By attending the course the students as a result acquire understanding of the main verities in general literary history, and knowledge about the development of genres, movements and poetics of 19th century. The students learn to analyze, evaluate and define the national characteristics and aesthetical merits in the literary texts of 19th century.



Results
The knowledge acquired in this course opens the potential to understand the main verities of general literary history, and knowledge about the emergence and development of genres, movements and poetics. By attending the course the students as a consequence:
– will understand the main verities of literary history,
– will be able to be competent about literary movements and their respective main artistic qualities,
– will be able to analyze and interpret literary texts in the overall context of the respective time,
– will be able to engage in a dialogue about the values proposed in the literary texts.
Course plan
1.Contents and volume of the course, goals and tasks. L2
2.The time of „Sturm und Drang” in German literature. The works of F. Schiller. L2
12.The works of Goethe.L4
13.The characteristics and values of a romantic world view.L6
14.Literature of realism. L4
15.Novel in the Russian literature of the 19th century.L4
16.Novel in naturalism.L4
17.Peculiarities in the development of short prose genres in the second half of the 19th century.L2
18.Decadence and symbolism. L4
Requirements for obtaining credit points
1.3 written tests – 75 % (each -25 %).
2.Written exam – 25 % .


Study programmes Baltic Philology