|Faculty||Faculty of Humanities|
|Credit points, number of lectures||
|E-courses||LitZ4052: General Literature IV (XXth Century)|
Objectives: 1) understanding of the history of the world literary t in the XX century; 2) quest or the contemporary imagery and poetics 3) interaction of philosophy, ideology, reality and literature.
Knowledge of the terminology of modern/ postmodern; comprehension of regularity in the process of the development of literature in the XX century; ability to analyse Latvian literature in the context of the wetsern paradigms.
1.Creative thinking and literature in XX CenturyL2
2.Modernism and avantegarde.L2
3.Concept of human in modernism; quest for new poetics in prose and poetryL6
4.Literature in the interwar period; intelectual humanistsL2
5.Litereature of the „lost generation”L2
6.Literature and ideologies; socail responsibility of the artist; totalitarism. Antitotalitarism; utopies/antiutopiesL2
7. Sexuality and sensuality in the literature of modernismL2
8.Existencialism and literatureL2
9.Literature of absurdityL2
10.Beat generation and it’s literatureL2
11.Latin-amaerican magic realismL4
12.Literature and postmodernismL4
|Requirements for obtaining credit points||
1)3 written tests – each 20 % (total 60%).
3)An oral exam – 40 %.
|Study programmes||Baltic Philology|