RSb011 An Overview of Russian Literature I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
prof. PhDr. Ivo Pospíšil, DrSc. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Ivo Pospíšil, DrSc. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Ivo Pospíšil, DrSc.
Department of Slavonic Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: doc. PhDr. Jiří Gazda, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Slavonic Studies - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Mon 14:00–15:40 A31
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The subject introduces the basic course of Russian literature history. Its aim is to give a general overview of Russian culture and literature on historical background. It will provide the students with key authors, works, currents, movements and groups in chronological sequence that characterize Russian culture and literature from the oldest times up to now, in connection to social and political development of Russia. The main aim of the course is to equip the students with necessary basic factual information about Russian culture and literature. The course includes independent reading.
Learning outcomes
After finishing the course, the student will be able:
- to identify and to sum up the significant features of the key periods of Russian cultural and historical as well as literary development;
- to determine the key figures, works and artefacts of Russian culture and literature;
- to name and to characterize the key events, currents and streams in Russian culture and literature;
- to explain the connection of the social and political changes in Russian and Russian culture and literature.
Syllabus
  • 1) Russian cultural and historical development and the literature in the oldest times (from Kievan Rus up to the 17th century)
  • 2) Russian cultural and historical development and the literature in the 18th century
  • 3) Russian cultural and historical development and the literature the 19th century (the Golden Age)
  • 4) Russian cultural and historical development and the literature at the turn of the 19th and the 20th centuries (the Silver Age)
  • 5) Russian cultural and historical development and the literature the 20th century (form the revolution to perestroika)
  • 6) Russian cultural and historical development and the literature from 1985 (contemporary Russian culture)
Literature
  • Jehlička, M.: Ruská literatura 19. století (od konce 18. století do začátku 20. století). Praha 1993.
  • 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. Stará literatura východních Slovanů a ruská literatura 18. století (Přehled a exkurzy z literatury 11.-17. století) (Old Literature of Eastern Slavs and 18th-Century Russian Literature (Outline and Probes from the 11-17th-Century Literature)). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 196 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7281-7. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • ZAHRÁDKA, Miroslav. Slovník rusko-českých literárních vztahů. Vyd. 1. Ústí nad Orlicí: OFTIS, 2008. 318 s. ISBN 9788074050053. info
  • KŠICOVÁ, Danuše. Od moderny k avantgardě : rusko-české paralely. Vyd. 1. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2007. 467 s. ISBN 9788021042711. info
  • HRALA, Milan. Ruská moderní literatura 1890-2000. Vyd. 1. Praha: Karolinum, 2007. 767 s. ISBN 9788024612010. info
  • ZAHRÁDKA, Miroslav. Ruská literatura XIX. století v kontextu evropských literatur : (osobnosti a dialog literatur). 1. vyd. Olomouc: Periplum, 2005. 279 s. ISBN 8086624250. info
  • ZAHRÁDKA, Miroslav. Ruská literatura XX. století :(literární proudy a osobnosti). Olomouc: Periplum, 2003. 236 s. ISBN 80-86624-08-0. info
  • POSPÍŠIL, Ivo. Slovník ruských, ukrajinských a běloruských spisovatelů. 1. vyd. Praha: Libri, 2001. 680 s. ISBN 8072770683. info
  • KASACK, Wolfgang. Slovník ruské literatury 20. století. Translated by Jiří F. Franěk. Praha: Votobia, 2000. 622 s. ISBN 8072200844. info
  • DOHNAL, Josef, Ivo POSPÍŠIL and Galina Pavlovna BINOVÁ. Panoráma ruské literatury (Panorama of Russian Literature). In Panoráma ruské literatury. 1. vyd. Boskovice: Albert, 1995. 415 pp. ISBN 80-85834-04-9. info
Teaching methods
Lecture, independent reading.
Assessment methods
written exam
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019.
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