Slavic Languages and Literatures | Russian Poetry
R551 | ALL | Liapunov

A survey of major Russian poets in the nineteenth century from Zhukovskii to the Symbolists, including Batiushkov, Boratynskii, Lermontov, Tiutchev, Nekrasov, and Fet.  The course will concentrate on close reading of selected poems in Russian.  This will
be supplemented by lectures summarizing the general trends in the development of Russian poetry in the nineteenth century.