School of Humanities

Literature of the Slovenians in Austria

This course is part of the programme:
Master in Slovene Studies - Literary Science

Objectives and competences

The students, who successfully pass the exam, possess a good knowledge of the Slovenian literature in Austria. They are able to transfer this knowledge into the analyses of other literatures of minorities.

Prerequisites

Succesful study is vertically connected with other subjects about literary history in the obligatory courses Slovene literature I, II, III. 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 history of Slovenian Culture in Carinthia from the Middle Ages to the recent days, first Slovenian linguistic documents, the survey of Slovenian literary and cultural history in Carinthia.

Presentation and analysis of different periods and thematical blocks, authors and selected works from the 19th and 20th century.

Literary bilingualism, performing arts, visual arts, film and other cultural activities of Slovenians in Carinthia

Meaning, imaginarium and imagology of Slovenian Culture (especially in Carinthia) in relation to Austrian literature

Slovenian literature in Carinthia as an example of littérature mineure (G. Deleuze – F. Guattari); literatures of national minorities is the European context.

Intended learning outcomes

Students understand the specific development of Slovenian literature in Austria, the specifities of literary writing in the multilingual space, they read the most important works of Slovenian writers in Austria, they are able to interprete these works and to put them into the context of literary writing within minorities.

Readings

  • BOROVNIK, Silvija: Slovenska književnost na avstrijskem Koroškem – s posebnim ozirom na Florjana Lipuša. Zbornik predavanj: XXXI. Seminar slovenskega jezika, kulture in literature. Ljubljana: Filozofska fakulteta, 1995.

  • DELEUZE, Gilles, GUATTARI, Felix: Kafka: za manjšinsko književnost. Ljubljana: LUD Literatura, 1995.

  • DETELA, Lev: Povojni slovenski koroški pesniki in pisatelji. Celovec: Mohorjeva založba, 1977.

  • INZKO, Valentin (ur.), 1985: Zgodovina koroških Slovencev od leta 1918 do danes z upoštevanjem vseslovenske zgodovine. Klagenfurt/Celovec: Mohorjeva.

  • KMECL, Matjaž: Ta hiša je moja, pa vendar moja ni. Koroška antologija. Ljubljana: Mladinska knjiga, 1976.

  • LEBEN, Andrej (ur.): Monologi in dialogi z resničnostjo. Antologija slovenske koroške literature. Celovec: Drava, 1995.

  • MORITSCH, Andreas, BAHOVEC, Tina (ur.): Koroški Slovenci 1900–2000. Celovec-Ljubljana-Dunaj: Mohorjeva založba, 2000/2001.

  • STRUTZ, Janez, 1988: Vaška tematika v novejši literaturi na avstrijskem Koroškem. Obdobja 8: Sodobni slovenski jezik, književnost in kultura. Mednarodni simpozij v Ljubljani od 1. do 3. julija 1986. Ljubljana, str. 169–175.

  • STRUTZ, JOHANN, 1991: La piccola scrittura – concetti estetici nelle opere interculturali di Tomizza, Handke, Lipuš e Pasolini. Letterature di Frontiera/Littératures Frontalières (Rivista Semestrale diretta da Giovanna Trisolini. Roma, Bulzoni) 1, št. 1, januar-junij, str. 69–81.

  • STRUTZ, Johann: Profile der neuren slowenischen Literatur in Kärnten. Mit Beiträgen über Theater und Film. Ur. Johann Strutz v sodelovanju s Fabjanom Hafnerjem in Klausom Detlefom Olofom – razširjena izdaja, 1998.

  • Die slowenische Literatur in Kärnten. Ein Lexikon. S prispevki Matjaža Kmecla, Franca Zadravca, Borisa Paternuja, Franceta Bernika. Predgovor Klaus Amann. Klagenfurt/Celovec, Drava, 1991.

Assessment

Seminar work (70%) Oral exam (30%)

Lecturer's references

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.

University course code: 2SL1016

Year of study: 2

Course principal:

Lecturer:

ECTS: 6

Workload:

  • Lectures: 30 hours
  • Seminar: 30 hours
  • Individual work: 120 hours

Course type: selective

Learning and teaching methods:
lectures, guided discussion, seminar, readings of the literature