UCL Credits: 15
Total Learning Hours: 188
Course Unit: 0.5
Module Coordinator: Dr Seth Graham
Taught By: Dr Seth Graham
To find out more about this module, please contact the Module Coordinator.
|Weekly Contact Hours: 1.0 (1 hour lecture per week)|
|Prerequisites: Russian language at advanced level|
|Compulsory Module for:|
Coursework Essay 2000 words (25%)
3 Hour Examination (75%)
To be confirmed
This course analyses developments in Russian literature after Stalinism, covering major literary texts and events in Russian cultural history from 1953 to the present, with a brief look at the period immediately preceding the post-Stalin era. Each week is devoted to a particular text or author, but certain themes recur throughout the course, including: emigration and exile; the boundaries between published and unpublished literature; experimentations in literary form; the effects of ideological and political change on literary production; and writers’ involvement in (or withdrawal from) politics.
Students are encouraged to read one of the following general surveys in preparation for the course as a whole:
- D. Brown, Russian Literature since Stalin (Cambridge, 1978)
- D. Lowe, Russian Writing since 1953. A Critical Survey (New York, 1988)
Relevant survey material in N. Cornwell, The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature (London, 2001)
|Full Year Affiliates||Register for SERS4027||As Above||7.5|
|Affiliates here for Term 1 only||Register for SERS4027A||Coursework (100%)||3.75|
|Affiliates here for Terms 2 and 3 only||Register for SERS4027B||Coursework (100%)||3.75|
Please note: This outline is accurate at the time of publication. Minor amendments may be made prior to the start of the academic year.