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 origina
ted 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.