Russian poetry of the Silver Age (University Certificate)

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The award
University Certificate

How long you will study
1 Semester

Domestic course fees
RUB 20400 per semester

How you will study

Course starts
September, February

International course fees
USD 300 per semester

All study options

About Russian poetry of the Silver Age at Russian State University for the Humanities

The course includes 16 classes: 4 lectures and 12 seminars. It aims to familiarize the students with the general trends in the Silver Age poetry, including Symbolism, Acmeism, Futurism, etc. Lectures serve as general introduction to the brief history of Russia and culture, and to the general principles of analyzing poetry, including formal analysis. The syllabus includes, among other, poems by V. Bruisov, A. Blok, A. Akhmatova, O. Mandelshtam, N. Gumilev, V. Mayakovsky, V, Khlebnikov, M. Tsvetaeva. After one or two sample poem analyses presented by the lecturer, the students present their own readings of the poems they select from the reading list. The course involves an active use of various visual aids, and students are encouraged to draw upon non-visual arts such as music. The course requirements include class presentations, participation in class discussion, and two papers: a mid-term paper of 10-15 pages, and a final paper of 20-25 pages.

Credit load: 3 ECTS

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardUniversity CertificateHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 semester
    Course startsSeptember, FebruaryDomestic course feesRUB 20400 per semesterInternational course feesUSD 300 per semester

Notes about fees for this course

Free of charge for exchange students enrolled at RSUH

Entry requirements

English language level B1+/B2 CERF minimum

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