Theoretical and critical poetic discourse: from Solomos to Demoula

Course Information
TitleΘΕΩΡΗΤΙΚΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΚΡΙΤΙΚΟΣ ΛΟΓΟΣ ΠΟΙΗΤΩΝ: ΑΠΟ ΤΟΝ ΔΙΟΝΥΣΙΟ ΣΟΛΩΜΟ ΣΤΗΝ ΚΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΥΛΑ / Theoretical and critical poetic discourse: from Solomos to Demoula
CodeΦΙΜ 113
SchoolPhilosophy and Education
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorDimitrios Kokoris
Course ID280011241

Programme of Study: PPS Philosophy

Registered students: 27
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
History of PhilosophyMandatory Elective CoursesWinter/Spring-10
Systematic PhilosophyElective CoursesWinter/Spring-10

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours36
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Approach the relationship of philosophy and literature -Study texts of literary criticism which have philosophical bases -Assimilation elements of literary theory -Style presentation of research findings -Elaboration of scientific - research work
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
φαινόμενο και το πώς κριτικά εξέτασαν το έργο των ομοτέχνων τους. The theoretical reflection on literary expression and the literary criticism developed by major poets. We will discuss theoretical and critical texts of major poets of the 19th and 20th century (Sοlomos, Ragavis, Cavafy, Palamas, Varnalis, Sikelianos Papatsonis, Seferis, Ritsos, Elytis, Vrettakos, Kalas, Anagnostakis, Christianopoulos Dimoula, and others) in order to show how experienced theoretically the poetic phenomenon and how critically examined the work of other poets.
philosophical attributes, literary criticism, essays of poets
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Through emails and e-class
Course Organization
Reading Assigment1506
Written assigments1004
Student Assessment
Writing essay
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
-Στέλιος Βιρβιδάκης, Η υφή της ηθικής πραγματικότητας, Αθήνα, Leader Books, 2009. -Eileen John and Dominic McIver Lopes (ed.), Philosophy of Literature. Contemporary and Classic Readings. An Anthology, London, Blackwell Publishing, 62008. -Αλέξανδρος Νεχαμάς, «Ο Εικαζόμενος Συγγραφέας: Ο Κριτικός Μονισμός ως Ρυθμιστικό Ιδεώδες», Δευκαλίων, τχ. 26/2, 2008, σ. 321-341.
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