SLA400H1: Studies in Medieval Russian Literature

Hours: 
24S

Explores the development of the types of writing (e.g. chronicles, vitae, epics, tales, poetry) used to capture the cultural, political, religious, and aesthetic experiences of Mediaeval Rus' from the 11th to 17th century. Readings in English. Where appropriate, majors will read some excerpts in the original.

Recommended Preparation: 

Some reading knowledge of Russian desirable but not required

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)