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This archived information is dated to the 2008-09 academic year only and may no longer be current.

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Undergraduate courses in Slavic Literature

SLAVLIT 129. Poetry as System: Introduction to Theory and Practice of Russian Verse

(Same as SLAVLIT 229.) The history and theory of Russian versification from the 17th to the 20th century. Prerequisite: reading knowledge of Russian. GER:DB-Hum

4 units, not given this year

SLAVLIT 179. Literature from Old Rus' and Medieval Russia

(Same as SLAVLIT 279.) From earliest times through the 17th century. The development of literary and historical genres, and links among literature and art, architecture, and religious culture. Readings in English; graduate students read in original.

4 units, not given this year

SLAVLIT 182. Pushkin's Eugene Onegin

Russian literature's central masterpiece. In Russian. (Fleishman)

4 units, not given this year

SLAVLIT 183. Readings in the Russian Press

(Same as SLAVLIT 283.) For students at the fifth-year Russian level. Advanced language training based on Russian newspapers and magazines. Discussion of issues regarding the Russian media and reading articles of a typical Russian press format.

4 units, not given this year

SLAVLIT 187. Russian Poetry of the 18th and 19th Centuries

(Same as SLAVLIT 287.) Required of majors in Russian language and literature; open to undergraduates who have completed three years of Russian, and to graduate students. The major poetic styles of the 19th century as they intersected with late classicism, the romantic movement, and the realist and post-realist traditions. Representative poems by Lomonosov, Derzhavin, Zhukovskii, Pushkin, Baratynskii, Lermontov, Tiutchev, Nekrasov, Fet, Soloviev. In Russian.

3-4 units, Spr (Fleishman, L)

SLAVLIT 189A. Honors Research

Senior honors students enroll for 5 units in Winter while writing the honors thesis, and may enroll in 189B for 2 units in Spring while revising the thesis. Prerequisite: DLCL 189.

5 units, Win (Staff)

SLAVLIT 189B. Honors Research

Open to juniors with consent of adviser while drafting honors proposal. Open to senior honors students while revising honors thesis. Prerequisites for seniors: 189A, DLCL 189.

2 units, Aut (Staff)

SLAVLIT 199. Individual Work for Undergraduates

Open to Russian majors or students working on special projects. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

1-5 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

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