RJ2BP_KLP2 Russian Classical literature 2

Faculty of Education
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
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
Prerequisites
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.
The capacity limit for the course is 60 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/60, only registered: 0/60, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/60
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
A successful learner from this course will be able to: - recall and understand the basic features of the so-called golden and silver periods of Russian literature and culture; - to know the history of Russian literature in the context and its relations with the historical and political conditions in Russia; - to understand and explain terms such as positivism, realism, critical realism, naturalism; - to understand the conception of Decembrism, Slavophilism, Westernism, Populism, terrorism etc. and their forms in Russian literature; - to understand and analyze the relations between the styles, movements and genres in their historical evolution; - to understand the specificity of Russian modernism and the avant-garde
Syllabus
  • The syllabus of Russian Literature II
  • 1. The periodization of Russian literature the latter half of the 19th century to the beginning of the 20th century
  • 2. Realism and positivism – the dominants of the latter half of the 19th century
  • 3. The evolution of Russian prose from natural school, the main literary genres: physiological sketch, story, novel (A. I. Gercen, A. V. Druzhinin, I. S. Turgenev, M. Saltykov-Shchedrin, L. N. Tolstoi, N. Leskov, V. Garshin, V. Korolenko)
  • 4. The specificity of Russian novel (A. Gercen, N. Chernyshevskii, I. Turgenev, I. Goncharov, M. Saltykov-Shchedrin, N. Leskov, F. Dostojevsky, L. N. Tolstoi)
  • 5. The evolution of Russian drama (I. Turgenev, M. Saltykov-Shchedrin, A. Ostrovsky, A. Sukhovo-Kobylin, L. N. Tolstoi, A. P. Chekhov, M. Gorky, D. Merezhkovsky, A. Blok, L. Andreev)
  • 6. The evolution of Russian poetry- realism (N. Nekrasov), pure poetry (F. Tyutchev, A. K. Tolstoi, A. Fet, S. Nadson)
  • 7. The main representatives of Russian criticism (V. Belinsky, A. Gercen, N.Chernyshevsky, N. Dobroliubov, D. Merezhkovsky )
  • 8. F. M. Dostojevsky
  • 9. L. N. Tolstoi
  • 10. A. P. Chekhov
  • 11. The specificity of Russian story and novel at the turn of the 20th cent. (A. Chekhov, M. Gorky, D. Merezhkovsky, I. Bunin, V. Briusov, L. Andreev, A. Remizov)
  • 12. The poetry of Russian modernism and the avant-garde: impresionism, decadence, symbolism, New art, acmeism, futurism (V. Solovyov, D. Merezhkovsky, Z. Gippius, I. Bunin, V. Briusov, K. Balmont, A. Blok, A. Bely, N. Gumilyov, A. Akhmatova, O. Mandelshtam, V. Khlebnikov, M. Mayakovsky, B. Pasternak, M. Tsvetaeva)
Literature
    required 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
    recommended literature
  • Manifesty ruského symbolismu. Edited by Simona Koryčánková - Pavel Klein. 1. vydání. Brno: Katedra ruského jazyka a literatury, Pedagogická fakulta Masarykovy univerzity, 2002. 151 stran. ISBN 8021030305. info
  • HLAVÁČEK, Antonín and Jaroslav ŽÁK. Výběr textů z ruské literatury 20. století. 1. vyd. Praha: Univerzita Karlova, 1995. 204 s. ISBN 8071841293. info
  • PAVELKA, Jiří and Ivo POSPÍŠIL. Slovník epoch, směrů, skupin a manifestů. Brno: Georgetown, 1993. 290 s. ISBN 8090160409. info
  • Ústav slovanských literatur a literární komparatistiky : výběrová bibliografie. Edited by Miroslav Mikulášek. Vyd.1. Brno: Filozofická fakulta Masarykovy univerzity, 1993. 55 s. ISBN 8021006617. info
  • HONZÍK, Jiří and Radegast PAROLEK. Ruská klasická literatura. 1. vyd. Praha: Svoboda, 1977. 629 s. info
  • LICHAČEV, Dmitrij Sergejevič. K pramenům ruského realismu. Praha: Lidové nakladatelství, 1975. info
Teaching methods
Lecture. Analysis of classical russian literature, inclusion in the context of time period. Students must read recommended titles: 1. I. Bunin: Pán ze San-Franciska (ГосподинизСан-Франциско) 2. M. Gorkij: Старуха Изергиль; На дне 3. J. Zamjatin: Мы 4. M. Zoščenko: Aristokratka (Аристократка); Lázně (Баня); Nervózní lidé (Нервныелюди) 5. M. Šolochov: Tichý Don (ТихийДон) 6. A. Achmatovová: Rekviem (Реквием) 7. B. Pasternak: Doktor Živago (ДокторЖиваго) 8. M. Bulgakov: Mistr a Markétka (Мастер и Маргарита) 9. A. Solženicyn: Jeden den Ivana Děnisoviče (ОдинденьИванаДенисовича)
Assessment methods
Written test in Russian, which evaluates language content and correctness of responses. The obligatory part of the colloquium and the examination is reading (at least 15 books during one year). Oral examination in Russian.
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Teacher's information
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