RJ2MP_SFP1 Early Russian literature and folklor 1

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2013
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Eva Kudrjavceva Malenová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Mgr. Simona Koryčánková, Ph.D.
Department of Russian Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Helena Rytířová
Supplier department: Department of Russian Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Fri 20. 9. 13:55–15:35 učebna 56, Fri 11. 10. 13:55–15:35 učebna 56, Fri 25. 10. 13:55–15:35 učebna 56, Fri 8. 11. 13:55–15:35 učebna 56, Fri 22. 11. 13:55–15:35 učebna 56, Fri 6. 12. 13:55–15:35 učebna 56
A good knowledge of the Russain language.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
After passing this course students should be able to understand the basic features of Russian folklore, old Russian literature and culture; they should learn the history of old Russian literature and its relations with the historical and political conditions in Russia; students should be also able to analyze the relations of Russian folklore and literature; to understand and analyze the relations between literature, art and music and to understand and analyze the relations between the styles, movements and genres in their historical evolution.
  • The syllabus of Russian folklore and old Russian literature: 1. The theory of folklore, the main representatives of Eastern Slavonic folklore studies 2. Folk songs, ballads 3. Bylina; history, main heroes, singers, narrators, bearers; historical songs, 4. Folktales; genres, characteristics, collectors 5. Russian folk wedding 6. The periodization of Russian literature from the Middle Ages up to the beginning of the 19th century 7. Folk tradition of Russian poetry; The Tale of Igors Campaign 8. Translations of the Holy Bible (New Covenant, Testament), lives of the saints, battle stories, chronicles, travel and biographical stories 9. Stories of the 17th century. The beginning of Russian theatre and drama. Russian baroque 10. Russian classicism. M. Lomonosov and his reforms 11. Russian theatre and poetry (D. I. Fonvizin, G. R. Derzhavin) 12. Sentimentalism and Enlightenment - (N. I. Novikov, N. M. Karamzin, A. N. Radishchev)
  • ŠVANKMAJER, Milan. Dějiny Ruska. Praha: Lidové noviny, 1995. 473 s. ISBN 80-7106-128-X. info
  • KŠICOVÁ, Danuše. Panoráma ruské literatury (Panorama of Russian Literature). Boskovice: Albert, 1995. 414 pp. učebnice. ISBN 80-85834-04-9. info
  • KOPANIČÁK, Juraj. Istorija drevnej russkoj literatury. Prvé vydanie. Bratislava: Univerzita Komenského, 1993. 288 stran. ISBN 8022306487. info
  • Čítanka z ruského folklóru. Edited by Jana Jelínková. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1991. 163 s. ISBN 8021002344. info
  • Staroruská čítanka : komentované texty ke studiu dějin starší ruské literatury a vývoje ruského jazyka. Edited by Eva Fojtíková - Světla Mathauserová - Oľga Kovačičová. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1989. 607 stran. ISBN 8004217095. info
  • Povídky ze staré Rusi. Edited by Světla Mathauserová. Praha: Odeon, 1984. info
Teaching methods
lecture, reading from list of books, presentation, self-study,
Assessment methods
Oral colloquium. Russian language, an individual final project: the paper (9000 signs , the list of used literature, Russian abstract).
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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