General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Masterpieces and Bestsellers of the Central European Literatures in the Comparative Perspective
Language English
Module lecturer dr hab. Anna Skibska
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position adiunkt
Faculty Faculty of Polish and Classical Philology
Semester 2023/2024 (summer)
Duration 60
USOS code 03-AP-MBCE


9.45-11.15 / 11.15-13.00
Collegium Maius
Fredry 10 Street
room 015

These classes consist of two parts: lecture and class.

Module aim (aims)


Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Synchronous and asynchronous online classes - basic computer and MS Teams skills 


Course learning content:

Presentation of Central European literature in chronological and typological terms; presenting the most important writers and their works, with particular emphasis on texts considered literary masterpieces.
Showing the relations of Central European literature with periods and trends in European literature, highlighting the planes of identification and differentiation.
The scope, place and significance of selected texts of Central European literature against the background of national, Slavic, European and world culture.
Presentation of the discussed literary phenomena from a historical-literary, comparative and interdisciplinary perspective (in relation to other texts of culture).
Discussion of the presented literature in the light of critical literary studies.
Analysis and interpretation of texts classified as masterpieces of Central European literature.

Reading list