British Cultural Module

British Cultural Module

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 60

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): asist. dr. Šporčič Anamarija, lekt. mag. Belak Mojca, red. prof. dr. Krevel Mojca

Content

The course consists of two parts:
• Lectures English Romanticism
• Tutorials British Society and Culture
English Romanticism
• Emergence of (Pre)Romanticism as a reaction to the hitherto classicist doctrine of writing and spiritual perception of the world
• Understanding of the phenomenon of Romanticism from the perspective of the socio-economic consequences of the industrial revolution
• Analysis and interpretation of selected prose works of English Romanticism
• Intercultural and intertextual connections between English and Slovene literatures, both in the period of Romanticism and later, with a special emphasis on the influence of the English authors upon Slovene literary production
• Emergence of specific Romantic ideas and concepts, such as national Romanticism, Weltschmertz, Helenism, folk culture and language, national epics, etc.

British Society and Culture
Stereotypes, British humour, the Monarchy, selected chapters from British history, British media, education, social classes, religious and racial issues, England, Wales, Ireland, Scotland