School of Humanities

Slovene Literature II

This course is part of the programme:
Bachelor's study programme Slovene Studies (1st Level)

Objectives and competences

The students learn about the development of Slovenian literature, about the genres, themes in the period 1850-1918 and are able to analyse and interprete the texts from this period.

Prerequisites

Succesful study is vertically connected with other subjects about literary history in the obligatory course Slovene literature I. At the horizontal level the subject connects with other subjects considering literary history and criticism. It also connects with the subjects from the field of linguistics.

Content (Syllabus outline)

The students learn the specifics of Slovenian literature in the period from realism to modernity. The survey includes the most important authors in this period and contextualise them in the history of European literature.

Intended learning outcomes

The students will also broaden their knowledge about the Slovenian authors, their works and concepts connected to Slovenian and world literature. They will be able to analyse literary works within the literary periods, currents, genres etc.

Readings

  • J. Pogačnik: Slovenska književnost I. 1998
  • F. Zadravec: Slovenska književnost III. 1998
  • J. Kos: Primerjalna zgodovina slovenske literature. 1987
  • J. Kos: Pregled slovenskega slovstva. 1992
  • F. Koblar: Slovenska dramatika I-II. 1972
  • Slovenska književnost, Leksikoni CZ. 1996
  • Obdobja v slovenskem jeziku, književnosti in kulturi – izbrana poglavja.
  • M. Hladnik, Trivialna literatura (21). 1983
  • M. Juvan, Intertekstualnost (45). 2000
  • J. Koruza: Slovenska dramatika od začetkov do sodobnosti. 1997
  • G. Kocijan: Kratka pripovedna proza od Trdine do Kersnika. 1983
  • M. Kmecl: Rojstvo slovenskega romana. 1981
  • M. Dović, 2009: Mož z bombami: Anton Podbevšek in slovenska zgodovinska avantgarda. Ljubljana [i. e.] Novo mesto: Goga.
  • G. Kocijan, 1998: Pesništvo slovenskega realizma. Ljubljana: DZS.
  • L. Kralj, 1986: Ekspresionizem. Ljubljana: DZS.
  • V. Troha, 1993: Futurizem. Ljubljana: DZS.
  • J. Vrečko, 2011: Srečko Kosovel. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU.
  • F. Zadravec (ur.), 1966: Pot skozi noč: izbor iz slovenske futuristične in ekspresionistične lirike. Ljubljana: Mladinska knjiga.
  • F. Zadravec, 1999: Pesnik Alojz Gradnik (1882-1967). Ljubljana: Znanstveni inštitut Filozofska fakultete.

Assessment

Two tests (30%), one seminar paper (30%), one written exam (40%).

Lecturer's references

MDr. Katja Mihurko Poniž is an Associate Professor in Literature and a dean of the School of Humanitis of the University of Nova Gorica. Her research interests include: new approaches in literary sciences (predominantly gender studies), intercultural contacts, literary geography, Slovenian drama. In the field of Slovenian literature research, her attention is devoted to the works of women writers.

Izbor člankov:

MIHURKO PONIŽ, Katja. Labirinti ljubezni v slovenski književnosti od romantike do II. svetovne vojne, (Zbirka Sodobna družba, 2008, 20). Ljubljana: Sophia, 2008. V, 254 str. ISBN 978-961-6294-93-5. [COBISS.SI-ID 238032384]

MIHURKO PONIŽ, Katja. Nation and gender in the writings of Slovene women writers : 1848-1918. Aspasia, 2008, vol. 2, str. 28-43. [COBISS.SI-ID 931323]

MIHURKO PONIŽ, Katja. Tujci in tuje v romanih : Prišleki in Francoski testament. Dve domov.. [Tiskana izd.], 2010, [Št.] 31, str. 153-167. [COBISS.SI-ID 31567405]

MIHURKO PONIŽ, Katja. Die Macht der männlichen literarischen Eliten und ihr Einfluss auf der Kreativität der slowenischen Autorinnen. V: GIERZINGER, Georg (ur.), HÖLZL, Sylvia (ur.), RONEN, Christine (ur.). Spielformen der Macht : Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven der Macht im Rahmen junger slawistischer Forschung, (Conference Series). 1. Auf. Innsbruck: Innsbruck University Press, 2011, str. 377-393.

MIHURKO PONIŽ, Katja. El primero al Sol reina, al otro la oscuridad : la dialogicidad como principio fundamental de la creación en Scheherezade de Ivo Svetina. V: SVETINA, Ivo. Scheherezade : una ópera occidental-oriental, 1988, (Litterae Slovenicae, 2009, 5). Ljubljana: Slovene Writers’ Association: = Društvo slovenskih pisateljev: = Asociación de Escritores Eslovenos, 2009, str. 59-68. [COBISS.SI-ID 1493499]

University course code: 1SI202

Year of study: 2

Semester: 1 in 2

Course principal:

Lecturer:

Assistant:

ECTS: 12

Workload:

  • Lectures: 60 hours
  • Exercises: 30 hours
  • Seminar: 30 hours
  • Individual work: 240 hours

Course type: obligatory

Languages: slovene

Learning and teaching methods:
lectures guided discussion seminar (students interprete and analyse texts and discuss them with other participants) presentation of the seminar work and discussion reading of the selected works