RJ1001 Russian Classical Literature 1

Faculty of Education
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
Mgr. Alexandra Gončarenko (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Anastasija Sokolova, Ph.D.
Department of Russian Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Supplier department: Department of Russian Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Thu 17:00–17:50 učebna 4; and Fri 16. 10. 14:00–14:50 učebna 51, Fri 30. 10. 14:00–14:50 učebna 51, Fri 13. 11. 14:00–14:50 učebna 51, Fri 27. 11. 14:00–14:50 učebna 51, Fri 11. 12. 14:00–14:50 učebna 51, Fri 8. 1. 14:00–14:50 učebna 51
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
RJ1001/01: Thu 16:00–16:50 učebna 4, A. Gončarenko
RJ1001/02: Fri 16. 10. 15:00–15:50 učebna 51, Fri 30. 10. 15:00–15:50 učebna 51, Fri 13. 11. 15:00–15:50 učebna 51, Fri 27. 11. 15:00–15:50 učebna 51, Fri 11. 12. 15:00–15:50 učebna 51, Fri 8. 1. 15:00–15:50 učebna 51, A. Gončarenko
Precondition for enrolment into this course is a good knowledge of the Russian 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
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Course objectives
The classic Russian literature includes literature of the 19th century which belongs to the world classic. Lecture cycle and the seminar focus on the basic currents and writers of the period. The most important is understanding and ability to self-criticism and interpretation of works by the most famous authors of Russian prose, poetry and drama.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students understand the periodization of Russian literary development in the 19th century; the specifics of particular currents; they are able to include a specific author whose style they know, into the periodization; they can briefly characterize the specifics of selected works of Russian writers and define their position in the development of Russian-literature.
  • 558/5000 Lecture: 1. Introduction to Russian classical literature. Periodization. Terminology Literary trends in Russian literature of the 18th century and in the early 19th century. Russian classicism, sentimentalism and romanticism.
  • 2.Russian Romanticism.
  • 3. Russian realism and critical realism.
  • 4.Natural school.
  • 5.Russian novel and its transformations.
  • 6.Development of Russian drama.
  • 7.Development of Russian poetry.
  • 8. Creation and work of A. S. Pushkin.
  • 9. Creation and work of M. J. Lermontov.
  • 10. Creation and work of N. V. Gogol.
  • 11. Creation and work of F. M. Dostoyevsky.
  • 12. Creation and work of L. N. Tolstoy.
  • The topics of the seminars is thematically linked to the topics of lectures.
    recommended literature
  • POSPÍŠIL, Ivo. Kapitoly z ruské klasické literatury (nástin vývoje, klíčové problémy a diskuse) (Chapters from Russian Classical Literature (outline of development, key problems and discussion)). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 178 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7277-0. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • POSPÍŠIL, Ivo. Slovník ruských, ukrajinských a běloruských spisovatelů. 1. vyd. Praha: Libri, 2001. 680 s. ISBN 8072770683. info
  • DOHNAL, Josef, Ivo POSPÍŠIL and Galina Pavlovna BINOVÁ. Panoráma ruské literatury (Panorama of Russian Literature). In Panoráma ruské literatury. 1st ed. Boskovice: Albert, 1995. 415 pp. ISBN 80-85834-04-9. info
  • ČERVEŇÁK, Andrej. A.S. Puškin : človek a básnik. Vyd. 1. Martin: Matica slovenská, 1989. 183 s. ISBN 8070900040. info
  • PAROLEK, Radegast and Jiří HONZÍK. Ruská klasická literatura : [1789-1917]. Vyd. 1. Praha: Svoboda, 1977. 629 s. info
Teaching methods
The subject is taught in the form of a lecture and seminar.
Type of course: seminar. Methods: analyses and interpretations of selected works. Class and group discussions, oral presentations of selected work
Assessment methods
Oral exam with the prerequisite of succesful passing of the written part. The content of the written test is given by thematic areas.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: v kombinovaném studiu 12 + 12 hodin.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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