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RU5014   Specialised Research in Russian Studies

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 11

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module offers students the opportunity to draw on the expertise of the Department of Russian in order to explore a topic of their choice in depth. Potential subjects of study include: the English Novel in Russia; Issues in Russian Cultural Memory; Narratology and the Short Story; Russian Crime Fiction; Russian Romantic Prose; Russian and Polish Modernism; Russian Formalism in context; the Soviet Writing Self; Socialist Realism Inside and Out; Andrei Platonov; Race and Ethnicity in Russian and Russophone Literature; Russian Literary Peripheries; and Russian Cinema in the Putin Era. Students taking the module as part of the MLitt in Russian Studies will be expected to complete readings in the original.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Seminars and occasional lectures.

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%


Module teaching staff: various