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RU3022   The Nineteenth-Century Russian Novel

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 9

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

The module is designed to build on the knowledge of Russian literature acquired at sub-honours level, and in particular to examine the genre of the novel as it developed in the nineteenth century. The most important writers of the period are studied, including works by Gogol, Turgenev, Dostoevsky and Tolstoy. Historical and literary context is provided through consideration of the Slavophile / Westerniser debate and literary realism.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 seminars and 1 surgery hour.

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100% (2 essays of 3000 words each)

Re-assessment: Coursework = 100% (2 essays of 3000 words each)


Module coordinator: Dr C E Whitehead
Module teaching staff: Dr C Whitehead