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RU3021   Russian Poetry of the Golden Age

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 9

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

The module is designed to develop the knowledge of Russian literature acquired at sub-honours level, and in particular to examine Russian poetry of the early nineteenth century. It begins with the theory of versification, after which the most important poets of the early nineteenth century are studied, together with key texts in Russian. These include Pushkin's lyric poetry and novel in verse Eugene Onegin, and the poetry of Lermontov and Derzhavin.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass RU2002 and pass RU2004 and pass RU2006

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 seminars and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 33

Guided independent study hours: 117

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Practical Oral Examination = 20%, Coursework = 80%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 20%
Coursework: 80%

Re-assessment: Coursework = 100%


Module coordinator: Dr E Finer
Module teaching staff: Dr E Finer