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.