SLA421H1: Introduction to Russian Poetry and Poetics

Previous Course Number: 
SLA424Y1
Hours: 
36S

A study of the main principles of Russian prosody (meter, rhythm, rhyme, phonetic instrumentation, verse, stanza, genre) in relation to the creation of meaning of a poetic text. The formal aspects of Russian versification are examined in their historical evolution from the 18th century to the present, in both "classical" and "experimental" poetic modes. Taught in Russian, readings in Russian and English.

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