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The Publishing House Labyrint and Media Reflection of Editions Fresh a Raketa
Kubiková, Karolína ; Čeňková, Jana (advisor) ; Malý, Radek (referee)
This Master Thesis is focused on analysis of media response to editions Fresh and Raketa of publishing house Labyrint in the context of history of publishing practice in the Czech Republic in the nineties. It also discusses contemporary literature for children and youth. Thesis studies critical media response to three particular books from studied editions Tajemství oblázkové hory by Bára Dočkalová, Robinson by Petr Sís and Plyš by Michal Hvorecký. Novel Plyš by Michal Hvorecký was covered the most in the media. The smallest number of articles was published about Tajemství oblázkové hory by Bára Dočkalová. Even though it was nominated for Magnesia Litera Award, it did not win the price in the end. The closing part focuses on a unique project by publishing house Labyrint, a magazine for children called Raketa. Media attention is focused on creators of magazine, either it is the owner of publishing house Labyrint Joachim Dvořák or its chief editors Johana Švejdíková and Radana Litošová. Critical reflection is rare, there are mostly short notes recommending buying the magazine or describing a new issue. There is a broad spectrum of media chosen for this analysis, from news media to cultural and literary periodical such as Tvar, Host, A2 and catalog Nejlepší knihy dětem.
War theme in young adult literature and critical response of selected novels
Musilová, Anna ; Čeňková, Jana (advisor) ; Malý, Radek (referee)
The subject of this thesis is the analysis of critical response to three selected novels featuring war theme as well as being written as literature for Young Adults. The first part of the thesis is devoted to Young Adult literature in general, its evolution and trends. This part also explains literary criticism as a term, explores its history, and briefly describes the character of analyzed media. The main part of the thesis is dedicated to the novels titled Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys, Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit and The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, and the critical response to the books both in Czech and foreign press.
A book as part of culture: The perception fo books by the generation Y and their representation in the media
Krumphanzl, Filip ; Halada, Jan (advisor) ; Čeňková, Jana (referee)
The goal of this thesis is to clarify the status of books in the current Czech culture using scientific methods. Since there are many possible ways to achieve this widely defined goal, it was necessary to choose certain methods (and therefore an overall angle of the examination). Two specific methods were selected - a questionnaire for members of Generation Y and media analysis of culture sections of the Czech daily newspapers, Mladá fronta DNES and Právo during the months of June and December of 2017. Theoretical background, description of the methods and explanation of all the key terms are part of the theoretical section. The objective of the questionnaire is to map reading preferences and habits of young readers. The questions are focused on qualitative and also quantitative aspects of book reading. The overarching objective of the media analysis is to provide an accurate image the media paint about books. This will be achieved by thorough examination of all the articles that mention them. Just like with the questionnaire, qualitative and quantitative aspects will be tracked.
Ota Pavel's journalistic activity in years 1956 - 1964
Keimar, Jaroslav ; Čeňková, Jana (advisor) ; Macková, Veronika (referee)
Ota Pavel is known for his belles-lettres, particularly short tales with autobiographical motives. This bachelor thesis aims to point out Pavel's journalistic activity in periodicals, that preceded his literary career. The theoretical segment aims to provide Pavel's contextual portrait in terms of his journalistic activity and mental illness. Practical part contains analysis of Pavel's articles published in the periodicals Stadion and Ceskoslovensky vojak during the limited period. The bachelor theses also includes Pavel's complete bibliography in those periodicals. Keywords Ota Pavel, sport, stories, periodicals, reportage, literary reportage, journalism
Media perception of Miloš Urban's novels Sedmikostelí a Hastrman
Grim, Jakub ; Čeňková, Jana (advisor) ; Malý, Radek (referee)
1 Abstract This bachelor thesis is about two novels by writer Milos Urban - Sedmikostelí and Hastrman, which are from his early work on the turn of the millennium. The thesis also contains an interpretation of these novels, their discrepant genre classification, films, foreign translations or the correlation with the rest of Urban's work. The theoretical part of the thesis also contains a chapter about literary criticism. The second part of the thesis is mainly about media reception of both novels. Selected reviews are from daily newspapers, magazines or special cultural periodicals. During the analysis of reception, there was a focus on parts of the novels which were highlighted or criticized by reviewers. At the end of the thesis, there is also an interview with Milos Urban.
Original literary reportage and its theoretical definition
Kubelka, Jan ; Čeňková, Jana (advisor) ; Maňák, Vratislav (referee)
This thesis compiles the phenomenon of literary reportage, also known as the Polish School of Reportage. In theoretical level, it compares literary reportage with conventional reportage and including this key differences defines the genre. It also follows history of reportage by connecting it with literary and journalistic tradition, while focusing on specific development in Poland. Examples of contemporary literary reportage in Poland and in the Czech Republic are included as well. Furthermore, the thesis covers the question of fiction and fictional narrative in the genre, it applies theoretical knowledge of narratology and considers the significance of fiction in literary reportage. The second part of the thesis is original reportage picturing the return of wolves into Czech nature.
Havel's legacy at Ostrovní 13 (literary reportage)
Matějková, Kristýna ; Čeňková, Jana (advisor) ; Maňák, Vratislav (referee)
This thesis presents the Václav Havel Library and the legacy of the person whose name it holds in the form of the literary reportage. In the theoretical part it defines the literary reportage genre. Firstly it describes the historical development of the reportage, focusing on the Czech and Polish journalistic and literary enviroment. Then, in contrast with the Czech tradition, it defines the specific genre that is the Polish literary reportage, focusing in more detail on the types of narrators and the language it uses. In the practical part the theoretical knowledge is being implemented in the form of an original literary reportage, which presents the environment and the functioning of the Václav Havel Library. It presents an unique institution that was modeled on the American presidential libraries for the purpose of archiving and publishing the works of Václav Havel and related materials, as well as organising cultural events that carry his spirit. The literary reportage Havel's legacy at Ostrovní 13 gives an interpretation of what the legacy represents, meaning in what areas we can still feel the influence of Václav Havel and what makes him an inspiration to many. The basis of the reportage is a media research, Havel's works, visits of the institution and interviews with Jáchym Topol, who...
Critical Reflection of Marek Šindelka's Current Prosaic Creation in the Czech Media
Černá, Andrea ; Čeňková, Jana (advisor) ; Malý, Radek (referee)
Diploma thesis Critical Reflection of Marek Šindelka's Current Prosaic Creation in the Czech Media has the aim to analyze selected critical reflections that were published in the Czech media about a novel Chyba (2008), a collection of short stories Zůstaňte s námi (2011), a collection of short stories Mapa Anny (2014) and a novel Únava materiálu (2016), all of them written by author Marek Šindelka. The source of reviews and critiques published between 2008 and 2018 are czech literary magazines A2, Host, Revolver Revue, Souvislosti and Tvar, daily press Hospodářské noviny, Lidové noviny, Právo and websites iLiteratura.cz and iRozhlas.cz. The analysis was made according to data in the archive of Institute for Czech Literature. Content of these critics was found in the full-text archive of media news from the Czech Republic called Newton Media Search and as well in the archive of concrete media depending on the availability of full text including its bibliographic data. In total, 43 texts are subjected to literary-critical analysis. The theoretical part is for complexity of the topic focused on the term of literary criticism, an overview of important czech cultural periods focused on the publication of critical reflections and afterwords the theoretical part presents the life and work of Marek Šindelka....
Jiří Padevět, Literary and Media Guide to the Second World War
Vostřelová, Lucie ; Čeňková, Jana (advisor) ; Novotný, David Jan (referee)
The aim of this diploma thesis is to introduce the personality and literary and media production of Jiří Padevět, researcher, writer, director of publishing house Academia and the holder of several awards including Magnesia Litera who devotes himself particularly to the period of the Second World War in Czech territory. Theoretical part includes concise summary of events in the protectorate from 1939 to 1945. There are included Jiří Padevět's viewpoints regarding several historical events. This chapter establishes a context for the entire thesis while also commemorating this year's 80th anniversary of the occupation by Nazi Germany and the creation of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. One of theoretical chapters is dedicated to non-fiction genre to which author's historical guides are mainly assigned. Integral part is also Jiří Padevět's biography, which maps his life from childhood to the present day. This diploma thesis presents guides, fiction books and web series Bloody years on web portal Stream.cz from the output of Jiří Padevět. Practical part focuses in detail on four selected works of Jiří Padevět which are interpreted even with their critical responses. Part of this thesis is also an interview with Jiří Padevět.
The Czech environment through the eyes of Slovak artists
Peťková, Adriána ; Čeňková, Jana (advisor) ; Halada, Jan (referee)
The diploma thesis deals with a creation of three significant Slovak representatives who are Dominik Tatarka, Ľubomír Feldek and Milan Lasica and their view of the Czech nation and its culture. Their craft indeed exceeds boundaries of the Slovak republic and its well-known also to many people in the Czechia. The paper is aimed to deepen knowledge of the Slovak art especially literature at the Czech environment and to find out how the three chosen artists see it. Three separate chapters are devoted to the lives of Dominik Tatarka, Ľubomír Feldek and Milan Lasica and circumstances of their creation which always individually zoom in also periods when the Czech environment influenced or shaped them mostly, apart from other significant information. The chapters together create a basis of a an analysis of the literary works which are specifically focused on the Czech environment or which create a knowledge about it. Thanks to this analysis we tried to map out which image is constructed by author's literary works about the Czechia and to point out to Czech-Slovak relationships also a quarter century after separation of the two neighboring nations. We looked closer to their current connection at the last part of the paper which is especially dedicated to the literary creation and translation to the Czech...

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