Literature 3: 19th, 20th and 21st Century Spanish Prose

Literature 3: 19th, 20th and 21st Century Spanish Prose

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 30

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Fock Ignac, red. prof. dr. Kalenić Ramšak Branka

Content

The course is designed to familiarize students with particularities and with the most important authors of Spanish 19th, 20th and 21st century prose, and with the theoretical basics of narrative. The course also includes a detailed analysis of a list of prose works.

19th century:
Short prose; realistic novel;

20th century:
Short story, essayistic prose and novel in the literary generations at the beginning of the century; post-war prose development (1939-1975): influence of censorship, development of the novel – neorealism, narrative experimentation in the 60's and 70's; return to the realistic narrative in the 80'; postmodernism in Spanish prose at the end of the 20th century.

21. century:
Spanish novel of the globalization era; the boom of Spanish prose at the beginning of the century; subject variety in the contemporary Spanish novel; the bestseller phenomenon.