19th century was one of the most important and significant periods for Russian literature traditionally referred to as the Golden Age. Russian writers managed to reach out with their texts to wider audience outside their own culture. Russian literature gained recognition in the world.
In this course, we will explore some of the highlights of the nineteenth-century Russian short prose and poetry in the original as well as learn about the specifics of each genre. By the end of the course students are supposed to be able to:
- Identify some of the key works and authors of the nineteenth-century Russian literature;
- Read and write in the target language (Russian) at the advanced level.