Slavic Languages and Literatures | Proseminar in Russian Literature
R500 | ALL | Staff


This course is intended to provide an orientation in literary studies at the
graduate level in Russian and Slavic literatures.  Readings will provide an
introduction to important critical movements in the twentieth century,
particularly those that originated in Slavic cultures and have been most
important in the study of Russian and other Slavic literatures (Russian
Formalism, Prague Structuralism, Soviet Structuralism, Bakhtin and others);
parallel and related movements in other critical traditions will also be
considered.  Practical components of the course will focus on library
resources, basic analysis of texts, and other topics.

Requirements: three papers of various length, presentation and discussion.