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Curriculum and Syllabi
Department of English
adopted in
December 1991
Department of English Language Courses
1 Introduction into the study of the English language
2 English language - Phonetics
- Morphology
- Syntax
- English Verb
- Transformational/Generative Grammar
- Lexicology
3 History of the English language
4 Methods of English language teaching
Department of English Literature Courses
1 Introduction into the study of English literature
2 English literature - History of English literature until 1939
- Introduction into the study of Shakespeare and Shakespeare's dramas
- Shakespeare's tragedies
- Victorian novel
- Dickens's novels
- English novel at the beginning of the 20th century
- Conrad's novels
- Cultural and literary exchange between the constituent countries of Yugoslavia
and England
3 American literature
- Overview of American literature 1850-1945
- American poetry in the twentieth century
- American novels in the nineteenth and twentieth century
Elective courses
Introductory professional courses
Introductory education courses
-upon completion of first semester-
Introduction into the study of English literature (oral)
-upon completion of second semester-
Introduction into the study of English language (oral)
English language (Morphology, Phonetics)
English literature (until 1789)
Foreign language
Civil Defense
-upon completion of third semester-
(optional) colloquia in English language
English literature
-upon completion of fourth semester-
History of philosophy
(written, oral)
(written, oral)
Foreign language
English language (Syntax)
English literature (until 1939)
-upon completion of fifth semester-
(optional) colloquia in English language
English literature
-upon completion of sixth semester-
Basics in pedagogy
Native language (Serbo-Croatian or Hungarian)
Methods of English language teaching
English language (English Verb)
English literature (Romanticism)
-upon completion of seventh semester-
Methods of English language teaching
History of the English language
-upon completion of eighth semester-
Diploma examination in English language
(Lexicology and Generative Grammar)
Diploma examination in English literature
(Twentieth Century English Novel)
First year -- 1 paper in English literature
Second year -- 1 paper in English literature
(written, oral)
(written, oral)
(written, oral)
(written, oral)
(written, oral)
(practical test)
(written, oral)
(written, oral)
Third year -- 1 paper in English literature; 1 paper in English language
Fourth year -- 1 paper in English language/English literature/History of the English language
The curriculum consists of lectures, seminar classes and practice, with the following number of hours per
2+0+10 2+0+10 2+0+10 2+0+10 2+2+8 2+2+8 3+3+6 3+3+6
practice in phonetics(0+2)
follows the lectures in semesters I,II,III,IV
practice in grammar(O+1)
follows the lectures in semesters I, II, III, IV
text analysis (0+2)
treatment of text at all levels: grammar, semantics, lexicology and sociolinguistic context
translating from English into Serbian or Hungarian (0+1)
learning English at all levels together with the basic principles of translation from a foreign into the
native language
translating from Serbian or Hungarian into English (0+1)
learning English at all levels together with the basic principles of translation from the native
into a foreign language
writing practice
enabling students to express ideas clearly and effectively in writing
speech practice
enabling students to communicate clearly and effectively in standard English
introducing students to scientific/scholarly research
Curriculum for English language Courses
English language Morphology
semesters: I and II
number of hours per week: 2+2
course description: morphological structure of the modern English language and morphological
analysis of English words
examination: oral after the second semester
Morphology as the study of the word. Morphology in relation to syntax and phonology. Infiection and
derivation as parts of morphology. Lexicon. Word study in ancient Greece and Rome, in the Middle Ages,
during the age of Romanticism, in structuralism and generativism. Word analysis. Definition of word. Lexeme.
Notion and word. Morpheme: distribution and classification. Structure of words: root, base, affixes. Morph and
allomorph. Morpho-phonological changes. Classification of words. Vocabulary and grammar. Grammatical
and functional words. Word classes. Nouns and pronouns. Verbs and adjectives. Adverbs. Minor word
classes: determiners and auxiliary verbs. Prepositions. Inflection. Grammatical categories. Marks of the
category of person in pronouns, determiners and verbs. Marks of the category of case in nouns and pronouns.
Marks of verbal categories: time, modality, aspect (perceptive and non-perceptive) and mood. Marks of the
category of comparison in adjectives and adverbs. Derivation. Innovations. Coinages and loan words. Word
formation (based on existing elements). Compounds. Prefixation. Suffixation. Blending. Conversion as a word
formation process.
Bauer, L. (1989). English Word-Formation.
Greenbaum, S., R. Quirk. (1990). Student's Grammar of the English Language.
Lyons, J. (1968). Introduction to Theoretical Linguistics.
Matthews, P. (1974). Morphology.
Miseska-Tomic, O. (1980). The English Word.
English language Phonetics
semesters: I, II
number of hours per week: 0+2
course description: phonetic structure of modern English language and phonetic analysis of English
sounds, accent and intonation
examination: written and oral examination after the second semester
Subject and categories of phonetics. Methods in phonetics. Standard pronunciation in British and
American English. Sound description and sound analysis. Speech organs and their functions. Features of
articulation. Classification of sounds. English consonants. English vowels (monophthongs and diphthongs).
Phoneme description and phoneme analysis. Phonological principle. Phoneme and allophone. English
phonemes. Basic allophones of English phonemes. Phonetic transcription. Analysis and description of sound
changes. Vowel changes in English: assimilation and elision. Length of English sounds. "Strong" and "weak"
forms of English words. Syllable analysis and syllable description. Syllable constituents. Distribution of English
phonemes within syllables. Accent analysis and accent description. Elements of English accent. Accent in
English words. English accent patterns. Accent in English sentences. Elements of English rhythm. English
rhythmic patterns. Intonation analysis and intonation description. Elements of English intonation. English
sentence melodies. Rules of writing. English letters. Principles of English orthography.
Gimson, A.C. An Introduction to the Pronunciation of English.
Wells, J.C. Pronunciation Dictionary.
Mihailovic, Lj. The Phonemic Elements of Modern English.
Roach, P English Phonetics and Phonology.
Brazil, D.et al. Discourse Intonation and Language Teaching.
O'Connor, J.D. Betler English Pronunciation.
English language Syntax
semesters: III and IV
number of hours per week: 2+2
course description: syntactic structure of modern English and syntactic analysis of English sentences
examination: oral examination after the fourth semester
Units of grammar and their functions. Word, phrase, clause and sentence (simple and complex).
Composition and representation. Grammatical functions: subject, predicate, object, complements. Noun phase
analysis. Noun as head of a noun phase. Types of nouns and their basic features. Determiners: article
(indefinite, definite and zero), possessive determiners, demonstrative determiners, indefinite determiners.
Numbers. Adjectives and their classification. Similarities and differences between determiners, numbers and
adjectives. Adverbial phrase analysis. Adverbial and nominal expression. Types of adverbial phases. Verb
phrase analysis. Lexical verb as head of a verb phrase and auxiliary verbs that accompany it. Predication
Objects, complements and complementizers. Qualifiers and modifiers. Types of modifiers. Classification of
verbs according to valence. Complex sentence analysis. Main clause and dependent clause. Types of
dependent clauses: nominal, adjectival or relative and adverbial. Nominalizers and relativizers. Types of
adverbial dependent clauses and adverbs or adverbial expressions that introduce them. Infinitival and
gerundival expressions and their relations to the subject and the predicate of the sentence in which they are
found. Compound sentence analysis. Sentences and their conjunctions. Cumulative, adversative and
alternative conjunctions and sentences they connect.
Cattell, N.R. The New English Grammar.
Dekeyster, X. et al. Foundations of English Grammar.
Francis, W.N. The Structure of American English.
Greenbaum, S. and R. Quirk. A Student's Grammar of the English Language.
Karlovcan, V. A Survey of English Grammar.
Leech, G., M. Deuchar, R. Hoogenrad. English Grammar for Today.
Stageberg, N. An Introductory English Grammar.
English language The English Verb
semesters: V and VI
number of hours per week: 2+2
course description: verbs in the structure of modern English
examination: oral examination after the sixth semester
The verb. Classification of verbs into lexical and auxiliary. Primary and secondary (modal) auxiliary
verbs. Verbal categories: person, number, tense (present-past), aspect (progressive-perfective), mood
(indicative, imperative, subjunctive) and voice (passive-active). Verb forms. Features of verb forms. Dynamic
and stative verbs and their use. Verbs with particles. Prepositional verbs. Verb phrase. Basic paradigms of the
primary and secondary simple verb phrase. Verbs with obligatory complementation. Infinitival, gerundival and
participial constructions. Structures with noun phrase. Expressing past, present and future in English.
Allen, R The Verb System of Present-Day American English.
Leech, G. Meaning and the English Verb.
Palmer, F.R The English Verb.
Quirk, RS., Greenbaum, G. Leech, J. Svartvik. A Grammar of Contemporary English.
Twaddell,W.F. The English Verb Auxiliaries.
English language Generative Syntax
semesters: VII and VIII
number of hours per week: 2+1
course description: syntax of modern English from the viewpoint of one linguistic model
examination: oral examination after the eighth semester, as a part of diploma examination
Introduction. The notion of syntax. Position of syntax among other linguistic disciplines. Traditional
syntax. Structuralism. Models. Basic elements of syntax. Syntactic units. Syntactic functions. Syntactic
structures. Immediate constituent analysis. Generative approach to sentence analysis. Some theoretical
problems. Underlying structure in some models. Phrase structure rules. Derivation. Transformations.
Restrictions. Principles. Lexicon.
Selected topics from the generative syntax of English sentence. Passive-active and passive
sentences; passive transformations. Negation. Questions-types of questions. Interrogative transformation.
Wh-questions. Generic and cleft sentences. Non-restrictive clauses. Reduced relative clauses.
Nominalization-types. Complement control. Conjunction - connectors. Non-sentential conjunction. Non-
transformational treatment of conjunction. Pronominalization-types. Coreference and reference .. Anaphor.
Akmajian, A. and F. Heny. An Introduction to the Principles of Transformational Syntax.
Brown, K. and J. Miller. (1982). Syntax: A Linguistic Introduction to Sentence Structure
Miseska-Tomic, O. (1987). Syntax and Syntaxes. (textbook)
Radford, A. (1981). Transformational Syntax.
Radford, A. (1989). Transformational Grammar.
English language Lexicology
semesters: VII and VIII
number of hours per week: 1 +2
course description: lexical structure of English from synchronic and diachronic point of view
examination: oral examination after the eighth semester as a part of diploma examination
Lexicology: subject and classification. Lexicology and other scientific disciplines. Lexical system of
language. Basic problems of word theory and meaning of words. Morphological structure of words.
Morphological meaning of words. Derivation. Conversion. Compounding. Clipping, reduplication, blending,
back-formation. Acronyms. Folk etymology. Semantic structure of words. Lexical meaning of words. Lexeme.
Reference, denotation, connotation. Meaning of words and motivation. Changes in the meaning of words.
Transitional meanings of words: metonymy and metaphor. Monosemy and polysemy. Homonyms. Relations
of meanings of words: synonymy, antonymy, hyponymy, complementarity, incompatibility. Semantic fields.
Free word groups, collocations, fixed expressions, idioms. Combinatory potential of words. Restrictions on
selection. Semantic anomalies. Relations of meanings of sentences. Genesis and structure of English
vocabulary. Sources, causes and effects of loans. Neutral and emotionally colored words. Neutral words and
words marked for style. Terms. Standard, dialect and variant words. Neologisms, archaisms. Lexicology and
lexicography. British and American lexicography.
Adams, V. (1973). An Introduction to Modern English Word Formation.
Leech, G. (1974). Semantics. The Study of Meaning.
Lyons, G. (1977). Semantics I, II.
Palmer, F.R. (1977). Semantics. A New Out/ine.
Tomic-Miseska, o. (1980). The English Word.
Ullman, S. (1962). Semantics. An Introduction to the Science of Meaning.
English language History of English language
semesters: VI and VII
number of hours per week: 2+1
course description: origin and development of English language and influences
examination: oral examination after the seventh semester
Historical (diachronic) method of language study. Principle of language evolution. Indo-European
language family. Centum and satem languages. Germanic languages. Phonological system of Indo-European
and Germanic languages. Accent.
Division of history of English language into Old (450-1100), Middle (1100-1500) and Modern English
period. Influence of social and political factors on development of English. Status of the English language in
England from XI until XV century. English dialects. Development of spoken and literary standard. Spread of
English onto other continents. British and American variants of English.
Runes. Alphabet. Spelling rules in the Old English and changes in the Middle and Modern English
period. Phonological system and phonological changes: spontaneous and conditional, qualitative and
quantitative. Changes in unstressed syllables. Variation of accent. Grammatical and natural gender in English.
Effect and results of analytical tendencies in the morphology of English. Appearance of new forms. Word
order and sentence types during the development of English. Impersonal constructions. Multiple and single
negation. Functional word changes. Indo-European and Germanic words. Loans. Hybrids. Synonyms. Word
formation. Lexical losses. Semantic changes in English words.
Baugh, Albert C. A History of the English Language.
Brook, G.L. A History of the English Language.
Jaspersen, Otto. Growth and Structure of the English Language.
Nist, John. A Structural History of English.
Pyles, Thomas. The Origins and Development of the English Language.
English language Methods of English language teaching
semesters: VI and VII
number of hours per week: 2+0 in the sixth semester
0+ 2 in the seventh semester + practice
course description: theoretical and practical preparation of students for teaching English as a foreign
examination: oral examination after the sixth semester
practical examination after the seventh semester
Methods of teaching English as a scientific discipline. Relation of methodics and other scientific
disciplines (didactic, pedagogy, psychology, linguistics and others). Overview of methods of teaching foreign
languages. Factors that influence teaching foreign languages (personal and general). Goals of foreign
language teaching in our schools. Culture as an element of teaching foreign languages. Curriculum and
syllabus in education. Principles of selection and grading language material (linguistic, psychological,
didactic). Teaching language skills: comprehension, speaking, reading writing. Working on particular areas:
pronunciation, lexicon, grammar. Text in teaching foreign languages: classification according to form
(description, dialog), content (constructed, adaptive, original), possibilities of use, treatment. Planning the
curriculum: types of curriculums, making individual curriculums. English language class: types of classes,
organization, preparation. Further education of teachers: scholarly literature. Written schoolwork and
homework. Teaching aids. Teaching. Testing.
Dimitrijevic, N. (1966). Metod u pocetnoj nastavi stranih jezika. Zavod za izdavanje udzbenika, Beograd
Dimitrijevic, N. (1977). Zablude u nastavi stranih jezika. Zavod za udzbenike i nastavna sredstva, Svjetlost,
Dimitrijevic, N. (1982). Testiranje u nastavi stranih jezika, Zavod za udzbenike i nastavna sredstva, Svjetiost,
Prebeg-Vilke, M. (1977).Uvod u glotadidaktiku, Skolska knjiga, Zagreb.
Skljarov, M. (1987). Jezik i gavor u nastavi stranih jezika, Skolska knjiga, Zagreb.
Curriculum for English Literature Courses
English literature Introduction to the study of English literature
semester: I
number of hours per week: 2+0
course description: political and cultural history of England and introduction to the methods of work on English
literature, interpretation of history, literature and culture of Great Britain.
examination: oral examination after the first semester
Overview of cultural and political history of England. Geographic position. Particularities of its
historical and cultural development. Making of English nation and language. Medieval English civilization and
culture. English renaissance culture. Humanism. Reformation, Puritanism. Spread of literacy in the 18th
century. Industrial revolution. Development of English working class. Victorian era. Crisis of English
civilization. Leftist movements in the thirties. Second World War. Introduction to methods and techniques of
work on English literature. Classification of English literature. Literary genres. Trends in literature. Analysis of
a novel. Analysis of a drama. Literary criticism and theory of literature. Writing papers on literature. Using
scholarly works. Literature about English literature.
Kovacevic-Cukovic, Dr. Ivanka.(1971). Istorija Engleske. Beograd.
Petre Fran i Zdenko Skreb. (1969). Uvod u knjizevnost. Zagreb.
Seaman, L.C.B. (1947). Short Social History of England. London.
Samic, Midhat. (1972). Kako nastaje naucno djelo. Sarajevo.
Trevelyan, G.M. (1961) English Social History. London.
Wellek, R. and A. Warren. (1955). Theory of Literature. London.
The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature.
The Oxford Companion to English Literature.
Barnet, S. A Dictionary of Literary Terms.
Shipley, J. A Dictionary of World Literature.
English literature From the beginnings until 1789 (general course)
sernesters: I and II
number of hours per week: 2+2+2
course description: basic trends and authors in English literature from its beginning until 1789 in the
frame of political and cultural conditions.
examination: oral examination after the second semester
Anglo-Saxon literature, its origin and basic features. Beowulf. Elegies. Medieval literature: alliterative-
allegoric verse (Pearl and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight). Chaucer. Drama: the mystery plays, the miracle
plays and the morality plays. Humanism and the Renaissance - poetry: Wyatt and Surrey, Sir Philip Sidney:
Astrophel and Stella. E. Spencer: The Fairy Queen. Drama: C.Marlowe. T. Kyd. W. Shakespeare, B, Jonson,
Webster. Prose - Bacon: Essays. Late renaissance poetry - John Milton: Paradise Lost. Dryden's era.
Restoration drama. Dryden: The Conguest of Granada. Comedy - W. Wycherley: The Country Wife and W.
Congrieve: The Way of the World. Literature of the eighteenth century: enlightenment and classicism. Addison
and Steele. Alexander Pope: overview of works. Sentimentalism. The eighteenth century novel: D. Defoe, J.
Swift, S. Richardson, H. Fielding, T. Smollett, L. Sterne, O.Goldsmith. eighteenth century drama: R.B.
Sheridan: The School for Scandal. Preromanticism: Percy's and Macpherson's collection of ballads, Robert
sections from Beowulf, The Seafarer. The Wanderer. Woman's Lament; T. Wyatt: "My galley ... ", "My lute
awake .. ,", "Madame, withouten many words", "They flee from me ... ;"H. Surrey: "The soote season", "0, happy
dames, .. "; P. Sidney: sonnets 1,2,20,21,31; E. Spencer: Prothalamion
C. Marlowe: Dr. Faust; W. Shakespeare: sonnets 1, 18,55, 116, 130, 147. Henry IV-part I, Twelfth Night,
Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, The Tempest; B. Jonson: Volpone; J. Webster: The Duchess of Malfi; J, Milton:
Paradise Lost, book I, dialog of Samson and Delilah from Samson Agonistes; T. Congrieve: The Way of the
World; J, Addison: "Sir Roger at Church", "The Royal Exchange"; R, Steele: "Mr. Rickerstaff Visits a Friend";
D. Defoe: Moll Flanders; J. Swift: Gulliver's Travels, books I and II; A. Pope: The Rape of the Lock, Canto III;
"An Essay on Man", Epistle I, lines 1-112; An Essay on Criticism, lines 215-383; S. Richardson: Pamela, part
I; H. Fielding: Tom Jones; O. Goldsmith: The Vicar of Wakefield; L. Sterne: Tristram Shandy; T. Smallett:
Roderick Random; R. Burns: "To a Mouse", "The Rigs 0' Barley", "Duncan Gray";
Puhalo, D.(1963.1980). Istorija engleske knjizevnosti I. Naucna knjiga, Beograd.
Puhalo, D. (1966.1977). Istorija engleske knjizevnosti II. Naucna knjiga, Beograd.
KovaceviC, I., V. Kostic, D. Pervaz, M. Frajnd. (1979). Engleska knjizevnost 650-1700. Svjetlost i dr. Sarajevo,
Vidan, I., B. Kogoj-Kapetanic. (1986), Engleska knjizevnost. Zagreb.
Kovacevic, I. (1982).lz stare engleske knjizevnosti. Naucna knjiga, Beograd.
Kovacevic, I. (1979), Iz engleske srednjevekovne knjizevnosti. Naucna knjiga, Beograd.
Oxford History of English Literature. (1959). Oxford, Clarendon Press.
Sphere History of Literature in the English Language. (1970). Sphere Books, London.
Legouis, E. (1934). A Short History of English Literature. Oxford Clarendon Press.
Albert, E. (1934). A History of English Literature. Oxford Clarendon Press.
The Pelican Guide to English Uterature. (1957), London.
The Oxford Companion to English Literature, (1985). Oxford,
Longman Companion to English Literature, (1972). London.
English literature History of English literature from 1789 until 1939
semesters: III and IV
number of hours per week: 2+2+2
course description: basic trends and authors of the English literature between 1789 and 1939, within the
framework of political and cultural conditions
examination: oral examination after the fourth semester
William Blake. Wordsworth and Coleridge. George Gordon Byron. Percy Bysshe Shelley. John Keats.
Jane Austen. Victorian era. Charles Dickens. William Makepeace Thackeray. Bronte sisters. George Eliot.
Thomas Hardy. Alfred Tennyson. Robert Browning. Aestheticism and decadence. Oscar Wilde. Twentieth
century. John Galsworthy. Bernard Shaw. Joseph Conrad. David Herbert Lawrence. James Joyce. Virginia
Woolf. William Butler Yeats. Thomas Sterns Eliot. Poets of the thirties. Dylan Thomas.
William Blake: Songs of Innocence, Songs of Experience, "Proverbs of Hell"; William Wordsworth: "Tintern
Abbey", "Ode on Intimations of Immortality", "The Rainbow", "The Solitary Reaper"; S.T. Coleridge: "The
Ancient Mariner", "Kubla Khan"; G.G. Byron: Childe Harold, Canto III, Don Juan, Canto II; P.B. Shelley: "Ode
to the West Wind", Prometheus Unbound; John Keats: "Ode on a Grecian Urn", "Ode to a Nightingale", "La
Belle Dame sans Merci", "Bright Star"; Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice; Charles Dickens: Oliver Twist;
W.M. Thackeray: Vanity Fair; Emily Bronte: Wuthering Heights; George Eliot: The Mill on the Floss
Alfred Tennyson: "The Lady of Shalott", "The Lotos Eaters", "Tears, Idle Tears", "Come into the Garden,
Maud"; Robert Browning: "My Last Duchess", "Andrea del Sarto"; Thomas Hardy: Tess of the D'Urbervilles;
Oscar Wilde: The Picture of Dorian Gray; G.B. Shaw: Candida; John Galsworthy: The Man of Property:
Joseph Conrad: Lord Jim; D.H. Lawrence: Sons and Lovers; W.B. Yeats: "The Lake Isle of Innisfree",
"Easter 1916", "The Second Coming", "Sailing to Byzantium", "Byzantium"; T.S.Eliot: "The Love Song of J.
Alfred Prufrock", The Waste Land; James Joyce: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man; Virginia Woolf:
Mrs. Dalloway; W.H. Auden: " A Weary Asia Out of Sigh!...", "Rheumatic Old Patricians Weep", "The Unknown
Citizen", "Musee des Beaux Arts"; Dylan Thomas: "Fern Hill", "A Grief Ago".
Kogoj-Kapetanic, Breda and Ivo Vidan. (1986). Engleska knjizevnost. SN Liber, Zagreb.
Nejgebauer, Dr. Aleksandar. (1981). Engleska knjizevnost - doba romantizma (1789-1832). Univerzitet u
Novom Sadu, Novi Sad.
Nejgebauer, Dr. Aleksandar. (1986). Engleska knjizevnost XIX i XX veka (1832-1939). lectures, Novi Sad.
Puhalo, Dr. Dusan. (1966). Istorija engleske knjizevnosti XVII veka i romantizma (1700-1832). Naucna knjiga,
Puhalo, Dr. Dusan. (1976). Engleska knjizevnost XIX-XXveka (1832-1950). Naucna knjiga, Beograd.
Engleska knjizevnost II. (1983). Svjetlos!, Sarajevo. Noli!, Beograd.
Engleska knjizevnost III. (1984). Svjetlost, Sarajevo. Noli!, Beograd.
AW Ward and R. Walter. (1933-34). Cambridge History of English Literature. 14 vols. Cambridge University
Daiches, David. (1959). A Critical History of English Literature. 4 vols. Longmans, London.
Legouis, Emile. (1934). A Short History of English Literature. Clarendon Press, Oxford.
Legouis, Emile and Louis Cazamian. (1954). A History of English Literature. Dent, London.
eds. F.P. Wilson and Bonamy Dobree. (1959). Oxford History of English Literature. Oxford.
Sphere History of Literature in the English Language. (1970). vols. 1-12. Sphere Books, London.
Baker, Ernest, The History of the English Novel, vols. 3-10, Barnes and Noble, New York, 1950.
Barnes, T.R. (1967). English Verse. Cambridge University Press.
Kettle, Arnold. (1959). An Introduction to the English Novel. Hutchinson, London.
Markovic, Dr. Vida. (1963). Engleski roman XX veka, part I. Naucna knjiga, Beograd.
English literature Poets of English Romanticism
semesters: V, VI
number of hours per week: 2+2+2
course description: main characteristics, authors, works and criticism of English poetry during
examination: written and oral examination after the sixth semester
Romanticism in England: history and spirit of the age, Romantic movement. Background of
Romanticism, Definitions of Romanticism, Characteristics of romantic poetry, Romantic
individualism/subjectivity, Romantic poet: concept of the role of poet. Expression in romantic poetry: language,
symbolism, organic and open forms, fragments, Romantic irony, Romantic quest. Romantic alienation,
Romantic spirit/spirit of the modern age, English romantic epic: general characteristics, Sonnet in romantic
poetry, Ode, hymn and pastoral in English Romanticism,
William Blake: artisan, artist, poet, prophet; poet of pre-romanticism/Romanticism, Blake's literary
reputation: in his time/in our time, Songs of Innocence: development, publishing, poetical forms and themes;
child's world/poetry for children; analysis of particular poems, Songs of Experience: development, publishing,
themes; analysis of particular poems, Blake's contrary states of human mind: innocence/experience, The
Book of Thel: overview; characters, themes, problems and solutions, Blake's prophetic books: The French
Revolution, Vision of the Daughters of Albion, America: overview, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: overview;
Proverbs of Hell. Blake's late apocalypses, Blake and Milton, The Four Zoas: vision of apocalypse, Blake's
new mythology: visions, ideas, implications, Poetic achievement of William Blake,
William Wordsworth: biography of young poet; late career and works, Lyrical ballads: creation, title,
publishing, reception by critics; Wordsworth and Coleridge: friendship and writing, common ideas;
Wordsworth's foreword to the second edition: theoretical views of poetry, Wordsworth, Lyrical Ballads: "We
Are Seven", "The Thorn", 'The Idiot Boy"; "Michael"-analysis; "Tintern Abbey Revisited": structure, themes,
style, nature, childhood, poetry, spiritual world; "The Leech Gatherer", "Resolution and Independence":
analysis, Lyrical Ballads: nature and human nature, "Lucy Poems": inspiration, moods, themes, "Three Years
She Grew in Sun and Shower", "She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways", "A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal"; "I
Travelled Among Unknown Men", "Strange Fits of Passion", "Lucy Gray": analysis, "Ode to the Intimations of
Immortality": development, genre, structure; nature, spiritual crisis, consolation, Wordsworth's narrative
poems: epics, The Prelude: development, influences, form, style; overview; "spots of time"; development of
poetic spirit. Wordsworth's literary reputation: in his time and today; in England and in the rest of the world,
Samuel Taylor Coleridge: life and poetical works, Cooperation with Wordsworth, Coleridge's
Biographia Literaria: fancy and poetry; poetical theory, "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner": poetical form, story,
expression, glossa; the marine; themes; possible interpretations, Coleridge's "conversation poems": common
features, "The Eolian Harp"; "This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison"; "Frost At Midnight": analysis, "Dejection: An
Ode": versions, form, themes; comparison with Wordsworth's "Ode on the Intimations of Immortality"; poem of
spiritual/creative crisis, Christabel: development, genre, poetical form, unity; themes, characters, possible
interpretations, Poetical achievement of S,T, Coleridge, Coleridge's literary reputation,
George Gordon Byron: man, poet, legend, Byron's early narrative poems and Turkish stories, The
Corsair: overview, Chi Ide Harold: conception, composition, form, reception; cantos I and II: story, character,
narrator; canto III: analysis; canto IV: overview; view of man and society in the poem; character, poet, byronic
hero, Manfred: genre, literary impact, themes; Manfred as byronic hero, Marino Faliero: overview, Byron's
satirical poems; Beppo, Byron's literary fame: in England/in Europe, Byron and byronism, Byron's Don Juan:
development, genre, form, style; hero and narrator; hero and his story; view of the world, themes, tone,
Percy Bysshe Shelley: life and work, Shelly's love poems: themes and moods, Shelly's early narrative
poems: Queen Mab, Alastor, The Revolt of Islam, Epipsychidion: overview, The Cenci: sources, world,
characters; Beatrice Cenci, The Defence of Poetry: poetical theory, Prometheus Unbound: literary sources
and impact, composition, genre, style; capturing and liberation; society and mankind; Act III--worid
transforming; Act IV--transformed world. "The Cloud": analysis. "To a Skylark": analysis. "Hymn to Intellectual
Beauty": analysis. "Mont Blanc": analysis. "Ode to the West Wind": analysis. Shelly's poem The Triumph of
Life--obscured view of the world. Shelley's poetical achievement. Literary reception and reputation of P.B.
John Keats: short and intensive creative life. Endymion: visions, romance, allegory, themes. Keats
and Shakespeare: types of influences. Keats and classical literature. Other influences on Keats: Spencer,
Milton. Narrative poem Isabella or the Pot of Basil: overview. The Eve of St, Agnes: analysis. Lamia: overview.
Keats' epic attempt: Hyperion, The Fall of Hyperion. The Fall of Hyperion: obscured view of the world. "La
Belle Dame Sans Merci": analysis/levels of meaning/interpretation/themes. Keats' odes: development, form,
influences, moods; fancy, poetry, art; view of human life. "Ode on Indolence", "Ode to Psyche": overview. "Ode
to a Nightingale": analysis. "Ode on Grecian Urn": analysis. "Ode to a NightingaleJ"Ode to Melancholy": dark
visions of life. "Ode to Autumn": analysis. Poetical achievement of John Keats,
Abrams, M.H. (1960). English Romantic Poets. London: Oxford University Press.
Abrams, M.H, (1971). The Mirror and the Lamp, London: Oxford University Press.
Abrams, M.H, (1973). Natural Supematuralism. New York: WW. Norton Co,
Bloom, Harold. (1970). Romanticism and Consciousness. New York: W. W. Norton Co.
Bloom, Harold and Lionel Trilling. (1973). Romantic Poetry and Prose. New York: Oxford University Press.
Bostetter, Edward E, (1963), The Romantic Ventriloquists. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Bowra, C. M, (1969), The Romantic Image. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Curran, Stuart. (1986). Poetic Form and British Romanticism. Brighton: The Harvester Press.
Frye, Northrop. (1983). A Study of English Romanticism. Brighton: The Harvester Press.
Furst, Liliam R (1975). Romanticism. London&New York: Methuen.
Gleckner, Robert F. and Gerald E. Enscoe, (1975). Romanticism, Points of View. Detroit: Wayne State
Kermode, Frank, (1986). Romantic Image. London: Ark Paperbacks.
Kuic, Ranka. (1974). Antologija eng/eske romanticarske poezije. Beograd: Naucna knjiga.
Nejgebauer, Aleksandar. (1974), Eng/eska knjizevnost doba romantizma (1789-1832). Novi Sad: Univerzitet u
Novom Sadu, Filozofski fakultet.
Puhalo, Dusan, (1966). Istorija engleske knjizevnosti XVIII veka i romantizma. Beograd: Naucna knjiga.
Thorsley, Peter I, Jr. (1962). The Byronic Hero. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Thurley, Geoffrey, (1983), The Romantic Predicament. London: Macmillan Press.
Wimsatt, William K, Jr. and Cleanth Brooks. (1957), Romantic Criticism. London: Routeledge&Kegan Paul.
English literature English Twentieth Century Novel
semesters: VII and VIII
number of hours per week: 2+2+2
course description: works of the most prominent authors of the first half of the twentieth century.
Interpretation of cultural and literary phenomena of the age.
examination: written and oral (diploma) examination after the eighth semester
Situation in society and politics. Development of science and technology. Influential ideas in Great
Britain. First World War and its consequences,
Features of English novel in the first half of the twentieth century. Theoretical bases of modern
English novel. Stream of consciousness. Scientific and conceptual aspect of Wells's science fiction works,
Humor and satire in Wells's social novels. Galsworthy's novels as criticism of Victorianism. Criticism and
sentimentality. Autobiographical foundation of Conrad's work. Psychological, ethical and philosophical aspects
of his work. His contribution to English novel. Autobiographical background of Lawrence's novels. Quest for
balance of personality. Criticism of industrial civilization, Joyce's attitude towards Ireland. His comical epic.
Joyce's contribution to the technique of English novel. Vision of human reality in the works of Virginia Wool!'
Her contribution to the novel.
H.G. Wells: The Time Machine, The First Men in the Moon, The History of Mr. Polly.
John Galsworthy: The Forsyte Saga.
Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim, Nostromo.
D.H. Lawrence: Sons and Lovers, Women in Love, The Plumed Serpent.
James Joyce: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Ulysses.
Virginia Woolf: Mrs. Dalloway. To the Lighthouse, Between the Acts.
Baker, Ernest. (1960). The History of English Novel. Vol. X, New York.
Daiches, David. (1970). The Novel and the Modern World. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
Edel, Leon. (1955). The Psychological Novel 1900-1950. London.
Kettle, Arnold. (1969). An Introduction to the English Novel. Vol. II. London: Hutchinson University Library.
Markovic, Vida. (1963). Engleski roman XX veka. I, Beograd: Naucno delo.
Van Ghent, Dorothy. (1967). The English Novel: Form and Function. New York: Harper and Row.
on H.G. Wells:
Belgion, Montgomery. (1953). H. G. Wells. London: Longmans, Green and Co.
Raknem, Ingvald. (1964). H.G. Wells and His Critics. Oslo.
on John Galsworthy:
Markovic, Vida. (1969). The Reputation of Galsworlhy in England. Beograd: Filoloski fakultet.
Mottram, R H. (1953). John Galsworlhy. London.
on Joseph Conrad:
Baines, Jocelyn. (1960). Joseph Conrad, A Critical Biography. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson.
Crankshaw, Edward. (1936). Joseph Conrad. Some Aspects of the Arl of the Novel. London: The Bodley
Guerard, Albert. (1969). Conrad the Novelist. Cambridge, USA.
Hay, Eloise Knapp. (1963). The Political Novels of Joseph Conrad. University of Chicago Press.
Markovic, Vida. (1970). The Changing Face. Southern Illinois University Press.
Sherry, Norman. (1971). Conrad's Western World. Cambridge University Press.
Stallman, R W. (1960). The Arl of Joseph Conrad. A Critical Symposium. Michigan State University Press.
Tanner, Tony. (1964). Conrad: Lord Jim. London: Edward Arnold.