Universität Wien

480061 VO Newer Bulgarian Literature: An Overview (2021S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 48 - Slawistik


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Im Sommersemester 2021 findet der Unterricht zunächst ausschließlich digital statt. Sollte im Laufe des Semesters hybride Lehre in den Seminarräumen möglich werden, erfolgt eine gesonderte Information der Studierenden.

Thursday 04.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Thursday 11.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Thursday 18.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Thursday 25.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Thursday 15.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Thursday 22.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Thursday 29.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Thursday 06.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Thursday 20.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Thursday 27.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Thursday 10.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture offers a detailed view of the classic period of the Bulgarian literature: to start with Hristo Botevs a representative of the inimitable-genius poetry and to end with dense contrast of variaons aestehetic trends daring the World War I. The anxiety and pressure in the Bulgarian literature was created in the period between the 70s of XIX century und the first decade of the XX century - with all development flows and streams, conflicts between the generations, recognition of new authors, daring debuts and distingnished declines. The most important Author figures in this survey will be Ivan Vazov, Zahari Stoyanov, Todor Vlaykov, Stoyan Michaylovski, Aleko Konstantinov, Pencho Slaveykov, Kiril Hristov, Peyo Yavorov, Elin Pelin, Petko Todorov.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral examination
Until 03 April 2021, students will receive the lecture in the form of recordings by e-mail.
At the end of the semester, an oral examination (via video chat) must be taken.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Familiarization with the specific development of the Bulgarian literature.

Examination topics

Lecture material; secondary literature

Reading list

Eduard Bayer. Bulgarische Literatur im Überblick. 1983; Wolfgang Köppe. Bulgarische Dramen. 1974; Zhivka Dragneva. Neue bulgarische Erzähler. 1936; Valerija Jäger. Bulgarien Prosa. 2005; Svetlozar Igov. Istoriya na bylgarskata literatura 1878 - 1944. 1990; Vl. Janev. Poznati i nepoznati. 1999; V. Stefanov. Bylgarska literatura - XX vek: dvanadeset sjuzheta. 2003; Dakova, Schmidt, Udolph (Hrsg.). Die bulgarische Literatur der Moderne im europäischen Kontext. 2013;

Association in the course directory

B-41-B, B-81, B-73, EC 2-2, EC 3-2

Last modified: Fr 12.05.2023 00:26