Course Detail

195:384: Russian Poetry

This course will introduce students to Russian lyric poetry by showing its historical development from the late 18th to the 20th century. We will weave our way through the most important poetic movements (Romanticism, Symbolism, Acmeism, Futurism), sampling representative works from Russia's leading poets. Our major day-to-day focus will be on reading, translating, understanding, and appreciating Russian poetry. Readings will be in Russian, and distributed in .pdf format on Sakai. Readings are in Rusisan, discussions in English. Course Cross-listing: 860:332:01