RJ2MP_SFP1 Early Russian literature and folklor 1

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2008
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. PhDr. Danuše Kšicová, DrSc. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Mgr. Simona Koryčánková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PaedDr. Renée Grenarová, Ph.D. et Ph.D.
Department of Russian Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Helena Pelcová
Thu 17:05–17:50 učebna 35
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
The main objectives of the course can be summarized as follows: to understand the basic features of Russian folklore, old Russian literature and culture; to learn the history of old Russian literature and its relations with the historical and politoval conditions in Russia; to analyze the relations of Russian folklore and literature; to understand and analyze the relations between literature, art and music; 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)
  • JELÍNKOVÁ, J. – DOSTÁLOVÁ, Z. Čítanka z ruské literatury XI. – XVIII. století. Praha : SPN, 1984. 290 s. 17-324-84-
  • JELÍNKOVÁ, J. Čítanka z ruského folklóru. Brno : MU, 1991. 163 s. ISNB 80-210-0234-4.
  • FOJTÍKOVÁ, E. – MATHAUSEROVÁ, S. – KOVAČIČOVÁ, O. Staroruská čítanka. Praha : SPN, 1989, s. 15-421. ISBN 80-04-21709-5.
  • ŠVANKMAJER, M. Dějiny Ruska. Praha : NLN, 1995, s. 9-205. ISBN 80-7106-128-X.
  • KOPANIČÁK, J. Istorija drevněj russkoj literatury. Bratislava : UK, 1993. 288 s. ISNB 80-223-0648-7.
  • POSPÍŠIL, I. Panoráma ruské literatury. Boskovice : Albert, 1995, s. 5-20, 81-115, 289-300. ISBN 80-85834-04-9.
  • MATHAUSEROVÁ, S. Povídky ze Staré Rusi. Praha : Odeon, 1984. 330 s. 13/32 01-058-84.
  • JELÍNKOVÁ, J. Staroruská literatura. In Panoráma ruské literatury. Red. Ivo Pospíšil. Boskovice : Albert, 1995, s. 9-20, 81-115, 289-300. ISBN 80-85834-04-9.
Assessment methods
Lecture. Oral examination in Russian language, an individual final project: the paper (9000 signs , the list of used literature, Russian abstract).
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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