Slavic Languages and Literatures | History of East Slavic
L573 | ALL | Feldstein
Traces the history of the East Slavic languages (Russian, Ukrainian, and
Belarusian) from their separation from Common Slavic to the present day.
Heaviest emphasis is placed on the phonological and morphological
development of Russian, including such topics as the development of
Russian phonemic consonant palatalization as a result of jer-fall, the
evolution of the Russian stress system, and major morphological changes in
the history of Russian. Ukrainian and Belarusian developments are studied
with the primary goal of contrasting them to those of Russian.