RUSSIAN 471 - Modern Russian Poetry
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Russian (RUSSIAN)
Department: LSA Slavic Languages & Literatures
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Advisory Prerequisites:
A knowledge of Russian is required.
May not be repeated for credit.
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An introduction to symbolist and post-symbolist poetry, from Blok and Annensky to Mandel’shtam and Pasternak, using up-to-date methods of explication, with special attention to subtext analysis.

The aim of this two-tier course is to develop such basic research skills as the ability to translate accurately a Russian poetic text into English, annotate it, and analyze its structure and message. Requirements: active participation in class discussion; two oral reports (for those who take the course as seminar); written translations of set texts; final seminar paper or exam.

Advised Prerequisite: RUSSIAN 449, or RUSSIAN 485, or instructor’s special permission.

RUSSIAN 471 - Modern Russian Poetry
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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