Uniwersytet Opolski - Centralny System UwierzytelnianiaNie jesteś zalogowany | zaloguj się
katalog przedmiotów - pomoc

What Makes an Artist? –Personality of Art

Informacje ogólne

Kod przedmiotu: 1.2.5-EC-WMAPA Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: What Makes an Artist? –Personality of Art
Jednostka: Wydział Filologiczny
Punkty ECTS i inne: 2.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski
Rodzaj przedmiotu:


Tryb prowadzenia:

Realizowany zdalnie

Skrócony opis:

Course description

The course offers students experience in practicing an innovative English language teaching technique based on entertainment and enriching vocabulary through concept analysing the of art and its variable branches. The course underlines the importance of art in human life.


total hours: 30

total ects: 2

1ects = 30hrs in class

1ects = 10hrs consultations + 15hrs preparation



the teachers: kata.olewinska2@gmail.com; kamilpacuda@gmail.com

the coordinator of the study programme - m.tukiendorf@uni.opole.pl

Pełny opis:

Course objectives

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the general analysis of the most important layers of the development of an artist figure and to accentuate its direct connection with works of art. Some of the main themes which will be raised during the meetings are: the intricateness of an artist’s formation, difficulties of becoming an artist in postmodern era, various derivatives of uniqueness, the inevitable portion of autobiography in every work of art, multicultural writer figure, the clash between highbrow and lowbrow style of art, time and space of art and many more.

Course content:

1. Who is an Artist? What Makes an Artist?

2. The Künstlerroman as the Reversal of the Bildungsroman

3. The Evolution of Art

4. Derivatives of Uniqueness: being not like everybody else and being abnormal

5. High Art vs. Low Art

6. Derivatives of Uniqueness: being sick

7. The Philosophy of Art

8. Telling Fact from Fiction – The Autobiographical Künstlerroman

9. The Art of Human Mind

10. More than just the Other – Multicultural Writer Figure

11. The Art of Literature

12. The Perks of Being a Hybrid

13. The Art of Time

14. The Ubiquity of Mimicry

15. The Price of Art

Methods of teaching: ICT tools/e-learning; practical project, slide shows, individual and group work, discussion, practical exercises which include listening and speaking exercises


Reading list:

obligatory reading (to get a credit):

Heartney, Eleanor. Postmodernism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Hirsch Marianne. “The Novel of Formation as Genre: Between Great Expectations and Lost Illusions.” Genre XII 3, 1979. 293-311.

Johnson, Sheri L et al. “Creativity and bipolar disorder: touched by fire or burning with questions?”. Clinical psychology review vol. 32,1 (2012): 1-12. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2011.10.001.

Malmgren, Carl D. “From Work to Text: The Modernist and Postmodernist Künstlerroman”. A Forum on Fiction Vol.21 , No.1 (Autumn, 1987), p. 5-28.

Tajfel, Henri. “Human Groups and Social Categories: Studies in Social Psychology”. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1981.

Varsamopoulou, Evy. The Poetics of the Künstlerinroman and the Aesthetics of the Sublime. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002.

Efekty uczenia się:

Learning outcomes acc to PRK 2019

Knowledge: Students know/understand

1. main methods of analysis and interpretation of artistic products and artistic personality in the culture of English speaking coutries domain (k_W04/ P6S_WG)

2. basic terminology and theories related to artistic creation within English Studies (k_W02/ P6S_WG)

3. principles of functioning of cultural institutions related to the scope of English philology (k_W09/ P6S_WK)

Skills: Students can

4. use the terminology and take theoretical standpoints resulting from English studies (k_U01/ P6S_UW)

5. recognize different types of texts in order to perform their critical analysis and assess their relevance and impact in cultural processes (k_U02/ P6S_UW)

6. use English at the level of C1 of the Common European Framework for Languages (k_U05/ P6S_UK)

Social competences: Students are ready to

7. participate in various forms of cultural life (k_K04/ P6S_KO)

Metody i kryteria oceniania:

Forms of evaluation of learning outcomes:

Active participation 50% - learning outcome 1,2,3,5,7

Presentation 50% - learning outcome 2,4,6,7

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2020/2021" (zakończony)

Okres: 2020-10-01 - 2021-02-23
Wybrany podział planu:

zobacz plan zajęć
Typ zajęć: Ćwiczenia, 30 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Małgorzata Adams-Tukiendorf, Katarzyna Olewińska, Kamil Pacuda
Prowadzący grup: Katarzyna Olewińska, Kamil Pacuda
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Ćwiczenia - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Opisy przedmiotów w USOS i USOSweb są chronione prawem autorskim.
Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Opolski.