20th Century Russian Literature
Course code
SKS6213.HT
old course code
Course title in Estonian
20. sajandi vene kirjandus
Course title in English
20th Century Russian Literature
ECTS credits
6.0
approximate amount of contact lessons
56
Teaching semester
spring
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
õppejõud on määramata
lecturer of 2019/2020  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To offer XX century Russian Literature knowledge and understanding; to create a basis for comprehension of recent Russian literature.
Brief description of the course
XX century Russian literature phenomenon, tendencies and peculiarities. Place of XX century Russian Literature in the World literature The Recent Russian Literature Seminars, that are arranged on the base of previously given lektûr with the purpose to define writer’s and his works’ place in the recent Russian literature; to fix connections with literature tradition and/or novelty. The Main Features of the Recent Russian Literature.
Recent Russian Prose through the lens of tradition and novelty. Annual literary award as a benchmark in the world of Russian literature.
Independent work
Final course work about one recent Russian Literature writer by student choose from the lecturer special list; check the reading of works from the recommended reading list.
Learning outcomes in the course
Precise knowledge about XX century Russian literature existence from the century beginning till XX century last decade. Capacity to defend students’ opinions, ideas, points of view in operation with the hot problems of this period of history and literature. Skills to navigate in the recent Russian literature.
Assessment methods
Completing all homework; obligatory reading control (a teacher gives the list of recommended literature on the first lecture)
Teacher
Professor Irina Belobrovtseva
Study literature
Синявский А.Д. (1989). Что такое социалистический реализм// Цена метафоры, или Преступление и наказание Синявского и Даниэля. М., c.425-459;
Добренко Е. Искусство принадлежать народу – http://magazines.russ.ru/novyi_mir/1994/12;
Кларк K. (2002) Советский роман: История как ритуал. Екатеринбург (приложения А и Б);
Казак В. (1996). Лексикон русской литературы XX века. М.; Он же (2000). Русские писатели ХХ века. М.
Terras, V. (1994). A History of Russian Literature. New Heaven; London (National Library RR 2-01-01212)
Cornwell, N., ed. (1998). Reference Guide to Russian Literature. London; Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn (TLÜ Humanities Hall HU 82 vene/R29 (use only in the library)
Replacement literature
Glad J. (1999). Russia abroad: Writers, History, Politics. Tenafly, NJ: Hermitage & Birchbark Press. RR2-01-08280
Handbook of Russian Literature /ed. By V. Terras. New Haven; London, 1985 - National Library RR vene 09/ teatmik (access only in the library) or Tallinn University Library HU 82 vene/ H15 (access only in the library)
Voices of Russian Literature: Interviews with Ten Contemporary Writers (V.Makanin, L. Petrushevskaya, V. Sorokin, V. Pelevin)
http://www.questia.com/library/120074389/voices-of-russian-literature-interviews-with-ten
The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth Century Russian Literature /ed. E. Dobrenko and M. Balina (2011) Cambridge; New York.