Slavic Languages and Literatures | Proseminar in Russian Literature
R500 | 20659 | Durkin
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
Requirements: three papers of various length,
presentation and discussion.