Realism and Naturalism

Realism and Naturalism

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 60

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 6

Lecturer(s): red. prof. dr. Smolej Tone

Content

Theories and periodisations of Realism and Naturalism.
The kinds of European Realism (romantic, objective, social, poetic).
Overview of the major exponents of European Realism (Stendhal, Balzac, Dickens, Flaubert, Turgenev, Dostoyevsky) and Naturalism (Zola, Ibsen, Hauptmann).
The basic forms and genres of the period.
Comparative analysis of motifs and themes.
Reception of European Realism and Naturalism by Slovenes. Distinctive features of Slovene Realism.
Analysis of selected literary texts.