Oral and written work on basic pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary. For students with no prior work in Polish.
Introduction to Polish culture and literature from a broad historical perspective. Drawing on novels and plays, film, the visual arts, and works of historical research, the course provides students with the basic concepts, methodologies and theories of literary and cultural interpretation, with an emphasis on modern Polish culture (1800-2010) within a broader European context. Same as REES 115.
This course satisfies the General Education Criteria for:
UIUC: Literature and the Arts
UIUC: Western Compartv Cult
May be repeated.
Grammar review, conversation practice, written exercises, and selected readings. Prerequisite: POL 102 or equivalent.
Critical survey, in translation, of Polish literature from the Middle Ages to the end of the nineteenth century; special attention given to the works in their cultural context. Same as CWL 245.
Reading and discussion of representative prose and poetry works of Polish authors since 1863. All readings are in the original language; the course emphasis is in the development of language skills. Prerequisite: POL 202 or consent of instructor.
Reading and discussion of representative prose and poetry works of Polish authors to 1863. All readings are in the original language; the course emphasis is in the development of language skills. Prerequisite: POL 301 or consent of instructor.
Analysis of the sound system and grammar of the contemporary Polish language. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: Knowledge of another Slavic language or consent of instructor.
Reading and analysis of selected texts. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: POL 401 or consent of instructor.
Critical study, in translation, of modern Polish fiction, drama, poetry, and essay, from Young Poland to the "New Wave"; their contribution to literary styles and genres in Poland and abroad; special emphasis on Wyspianski, Witkiewicz, and Gombrowicz. Same as CWL 436. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours.