Course Code: PIPP11031111 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Education Sciences • Field of study: Pedagogy of primary and preschool education
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: No Erasmus+ Language
Name of lecturer: Lucian Vasile Bâgiu
Seminar tutor: Lucian Vasile Bâgiu
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 28
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 2

Course aims:

Synthetic and analytical, aesthetic and cultural presentation of the Romanian literary phenomenon
Description and exemplification of the evolution of Romanian literature
To exemplify the forms of evolution of the Romanian literature (epochs, currents, genres, etc.) and to interpret the literary phenomenon in historical and cultural context. Explanation of key concepts in understanding Romanian literature

Course Entry Requirements:

N/A Bachelor’s degree

Course contents:

1. Synthetic view on Romanian literature in diachronicity: periodization and contextualization 2. The beginnings; The Chroniclers; D. Cantemir; The Ardelean School; the (pre) romantic stage; Ion Budai Deleanu 3. The era of the Great Classics (M. Eminescu, I. Creangă, I.L. Caragiale, I. Slavici, Titu Maiorescu). 4. Literature from the end of the century. XIX - beginning of the century. XX (sowing and populism; symbolism (G. Coşbuc, O. Goga, Al. Macedonski, G. Bacovia) 5. The interwar period in Romanian literature: cultural directions and literary (traditionalism and modernism); representatives of literary prose and criticism (Liviu Rebreanu, Camil Petrescu, Hortensia Papadat-Bengescu, G. Călinescu, E. Lovinescu, Mihail Sadoveanu, Mircea Eliade) 6. The interwar period in Romanian literature: representatives of poetry (Tudor Arghezi, Lucian Blaga ş.a.); avangarda românească 7. The post-war period (1945-1989): Romanian literature in the communist regime; the 1950s and "new literature"; the '60 generation (Nichita Stanescu); representatives of prose (Marin Preda, Vasile Voiculescu); postmodernism (M. Cărtărescu)

Teaching methods:

Problematization and learning through discovery. Conversation

Learning outcomes:

Incorporating in a unitary and coherent structure the main moments in the chronological evolution of Romanian culture and literature

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

A two-hour written examination (50% of the final grade)Combined oral and paper, portfolio, project (25% + 25% of the final grade)

Recommended reading:

George Călinescu, Istoria literaturii române de la origini până în prezent (The history of Romanian literature from its origins to the present), Ed. Minerva, București, 1986,
Eugen Lovinescu, Istoria literaturii române contemporane (The history of contemporary Romanian literature), Ed. Minerva, Byucurești, 1973,
Ion Pop, Dicţionar analitic de opere literare româneşti (Analytical dictionary of Romanian literary works), E.D.P., București, 1998,
Lucian Vasile Bâgiu, Literatură română. Manual universitar pentru seminar, Aeternitas, ISBN 978-606-613-241-1,, Alba Iulia, 2023,