RJ1014 Russian Modern Literature 1

Faculty of Education
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
Mgr. Alexandra Gončarenko (lecturer)
Mgr. Anastasija Sokolova, Ph.D. (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 13:00–13:50 učebna 10; and Fri 30. 4. 12:00–13:50 učebna 5, Fri 14. 5. 12:00–13:50 učebna 5, 16:00–17:50 učebna 56
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
RJ1014/01: Thu 12:00–12:50 učebna 10, A. Gončarenko
RJ1014/02: Fri 21. 5. 12:00–13:50 učebna 56, 14:00–15:50 učebna 51, 16:00–17:50 učebna 57, A. Gončarenko
Good knowledge of Russian at B1 level.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
The lecture cycle introduces the students to the basic artistic currents, directions and personalities in the Russian literature of the 20th century. The basis is the understanding and the ability to interpret and critique the works of the most prominent authors of Russian poetry, poetry and drama of the period.
Learning outcomes
By the end of the course students are familiar with the periodization of Russian literary development in the 20th century, they understand the specifics of various literary movements, they are able to relate particular writers and poets to 20th century literary movements, they are able to briefly characterize the specifics of the certain works of the selected authors, to utilize theoretical knowledge in interpretation of literary texts, to link knowledge of Russian history and realia with the development of Russian literature and its most prominent writers.
  • Lectures:
  • 1. Introduction, periodization of Russian literature. Milestones.
  • 2. Silver Age Literature - Symbolism.
  • 3. Silver Age Literature - Acceptance.
  • 4. Silver Age Literature - Futurism, Immigration.
  • 5. Writers "Outside Literary Currents".
  • 6. Russian literature after 1917. Socialist realism and proletarian literature.
  • 7. Satire as a reflection of the socio-political development of post-revolutionary Russia.
  • 8. The theme of war and Gulag in Russian literature. So-called. village prose.
  • 9. Russian poetry in the second half of the 20th century.
  • 10. The first, the second and third wave of the Russian emigration.
  • 11. Literary processes at the end of the 20th century. Russian postmodernism. So-called returned literature
  • 12.Development of Russian drama in the 20th century
    recommended literature
  • www.slova.org.ru
  • www.a4format.ru
  • GLANC, Tomáš. Souostroví Rusko : ikony postsovětské kultury. Vyd. 1. Praha: Revolver Revue, 2011. 353 s. ISBN 9788087037409. info
  • HRALA, Milan. Ruská moderní literatura 1890-2000. Vyd. 1. Praha: Karolinum, 2007. 767 s. ISBN 9788024612010. 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
Teaching methods
1. A cycle of lectures and seminars.
2. As part of the seminars, students prepare projects dedicated to chosen writers and their work (the list of writers and works is published at the beginning of the semester). Projects are consulted with the teacher.
3. Study of electronic materials in IS MU.
Assessment methods
Oral exam in Russian
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
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 Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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