Russian Poetry: Silver Age

RUSS 2810 S01 [CRN: 15161]

Exploration of the writings of such Russian poets as Blok, Tsvetaeva, Pasternak, Mandelshtam – in the context of social and cultural changes that shook Russia in first decades of the twentieth century. The class will be conducted in English, but the poetry will be read in the original. Primary goal of the class is to teach students to analyze and discuss the complexities of poetic expression. The class is geared toward graduate students in Slavic but it is open to qualified upper level undergraduates, i.e. to those who can read poetry assignments in original. Instructor permission required.
Fall 2017
13:00 - 14:20 Tue, Thu - from Sep 6, 2017 to Dec 21, 2017