ERIC Number: ED051014
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Syllabus for Use in Russian Literature.
This syllabus outlines a two semester course to accompany the basic textbook: THE EPIC OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE by Marc Slonim. An introduction to the guide gives a brief summary of the history of Russian literature and objectives of the course are stated, defining concepts and understandings to be developed. In addition, teaching techniques are described, suggesting activities such as group discussions, reports, comparative studies, and utilizing Russian history, geography, and culture, especially films and music. Course content is divided into chronological periods, emphasizing literary movements, major authors, historical themes, and literary genres. First semester units of study are: 1) The Beginnings; 2) Poets, Playwrights and Satirists of the Eighteenth Century; 3) The New Era; 4) From Napoleonic Invasion to the Decembrists; 5) The Golden Age (A. S. Pushkin); 6) Minor Poets Beginning 19th Century; 7) N. Gogol; and, 8) M. Lermontov. Topics for the second semester are: 1) Dreamers and Philosophers; 2) Westerners and Slavophiles; 3) The Critics and the Nihilists; 4) Literary Trends of the Sixties; 5) I. S. Turgenev; 6) F. Dostoevsky; 7) Russian Playwrites; 8) Leo Tolstoy; 9) Maxim Gorky; 10) M. Sholokhov; and, 11) B. Pasternak. (Author/JSB)
Descriptors: Authors, Bibliographies, Critical Reading, Curriculum Guides, Drama, Humanities, Literary Criticism, Literary Genres, Literary History, Literary Influences, Literature Appreciation, Literature Guides, Novels, Poetry, Russian Literature, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Thematic Approach, World Literature
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Toledo Public Schools, OH.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title III; Project Pace; Russian History
Note: A project of the Chinese-Russian Study Center of the Toledo Public Schools