General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Bestsellers of the Contemporary Polish Literature
Language English
Module lecturer prof. UAM dr hab. Marcin Telicki
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position profesor uczelni
Faculty Faculty of Polish and Classical Philology
Semester 2023/2024 (summer)
Duration 30
USOS code 03-AP-BCP


Collegium Maius
Fredry 10 Street
room 327

Module aim (aims)

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

Verified learning outcomes from the course “Masterpieces of Polish Literature”


The most important phenomena in contemporary Polish literature
Concepts of: masterpiece, best-seller, kitsch, pop culture
Idioms and conventions in contemporary poetry and fiction
Setting (themes, issues, ideas) in contemporary literature
Main trends in Polish contemporary literature
Contemporary Polish literature on the international scene (translations, translators, reception)
Contemporary Polish literature contexts (movie adaptations, computer games, etc.)
Locality and universality of Polish literature

Reading list

A detailed reading list is provided by the lecturer. The reading list required for the oral test each student discusses individually with the lecturer.