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SLAV 3170 Russian Poetry (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Major developments across the three ages of Russian poetry, from the Middle Ages through the 1990s. Issues of lyrical addressing, gender and sexuality, reader-response, exile, and metaphysics. Extensive analytical reading of Russian poetry in the original, a study of formal versification, and an introduction to the theoretical perspectives of the Russian formalists and Surrealists.


Instructor(s): Maxim D. Shrayer

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Conducted entirely in Russian


Last Updated: 20-Dec-17