19th Century Russian Literature
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Course code
SKS6212.HT
old course code
Course title in Estonian
19. sajandi vene kirjandus
Course title in English
19th Century Russian Literature
ECTS credits
6.0
approximate amount of contact lessons
28
Teaching semester
autumn
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2020/2021  Autumn semester
Sergei Dotsenko (vene keel) tavaline kursus
lecturer of 2020/2021  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To encourage the study of the development stages of 19th century Russian literature. To support the acquisition of monographic knowledge of the works of the most important writers of the era. To support independent literature analysis skills. Develop oral argumentation skills
Brief description of the course
The literary movement of the beginning of the 19th century. Major literary trends and their interrelation. Romantism in Russian literature. V. Zhukovskij’s biography and creative work. The literary society „Arzamas“. A. Gribojedov’s biography and creative work. The periodisation of A. Pushkin’s creative work. A. Pushkin’s poetry (lyric and poems). A. Pushkin’s drama works („Boriss Godunov“, „Malenkiye tragedii“). A.Pushkin’s realism („Jevgeni Onegin“). A. Pushkin’s novels („Povesti Belkina“, „Pikovaya dama“, „Kapitanskaya dotchka“). M. Lermontov’s biography. M. Lermontov’s poetry (lyric and poems). M. Lermontov’s novel „Geroj nashego vremeni“. N. Gogol’s biography and creative work. („Mirgorod“, „Peterburgskie povesti“, „Revizor“, „Mertvye Dushi“). The Neutral School. The tradition of critique (V. Belinskij, I. Panaev). I. Gontčarov’s biography and creative work. The literary magazines of the 1860-s, prose, poetry. I. Turgenev’s biography and creative work („Zapiski ohotnika“, „Rudin“, „Otcy i deti“, „Dym“, „Nakanune“). N. Nekrasov’s, F. Tjutčev’s, A. Fet’s, A. Tolstoj’s poetry. M. Saltykov-Stšedrin’s biography and creative work („Istoriya odnogo goroda“). F. Dostojevskij’s biography and creative work („Prestuplenie i nakazanie“, „Idiot“, „Besy“, „Bratja Karamazovy“ and other). L.Tolstoi’s biography and creative work („Kazaki“, „Voina i mir“, „Anna Karenina“, „Voskresenie“ and other). N. Leskov’s biography and creative work („Soboryane“, „Nekuda“, „Zheleznaya volya“, „Kolyvanskyi muzh“, „Na kraju sveta“ and other).
A.Tshekhov’s biography and creative work. A. Tshekhov’s drama.
Independent work
1. Preparation of abstracts, performance at seminars.
2. Analysis of the text.
3. Work with educational and scientific literature.
Learning outcomes in the course
Good level of knowing and understanding major literary works of the perio; understanding the literary process and the historical and cultural context; understanding the distinguishing feature of the 19th century literature; understanding the mechanisms of literary system formation and its further development.
Assessment methods
Written essay, exams, control test.
Teacher
Dotsent Sergei Dotsenko
Replacement literature
История русской литературы: В 4-х т. Л., 1981. Т. 2.
Алексеев М.П. Пушкин: Сравнительно-исторические исследования Л.: Наука, 1972.
http://feb-web.ru/feb/Puškin/default.asp?/feb/Puškin/critics/a72/a72.html
Бахтин М. Проблемы поэтики Достоевского. М., 1972.
http://www.philosophy.ru/library/bahtin/01/
Вацуро В.Э. Лирика пушкинской поры. «Элегическая школа». СПб.: Наука, 1994.
Ветловская В.Е. Поэтика романа «Братья Карамазовы». Л., 1977 (СПб., 2007).
Лотман Ю.М. Проблема Востока и Запада в творчестве позднего Лермонтова // Лермонтовский сборник. Л.: Наука, 1985. С. 5-22.
http://www.feb-web.ru/feb/lermont/critics/lsb/lsb-0052.htm
Рейфман П.С. Цинизм Базарова. – Сб. статей к 70-летию проф. Ю.М.Лотмана. Тарту, 1992.
Тынянов Ю.Н. Пушкин и его современники. М., 1969.
http://poetica.te.ua/tynyanov/tyn_pushityt.html (Тынянов Ю. Пушкин и Тютчев)
Чудаков А.П. Поэтика Чехова. М., 1971.
Чудаков А. П. Антон Павлович Чехов: Книга для учащихся. М., 1987.
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