RUSSIAN LITERATURE 3 MOD.2

Academic year 2016/2017 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title LETTERATURA RUSSA 3 MOD. 2
Course code LT006X (AF:190581 AR:114458)
Modality Frontal Lesson
ECTS credits 6
Degree level Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code L-LIN/21
Period 1st Semester
Course year 3
Where VENEZIA
Course objectives
The course aims to provide an overview of the main issues of the cultural identity of modern Russia.
Pre-requirements
None
Contents
The course will consider the key issues of the cultural debate in modern Russian thought. It will make particular reference to the major intellectual currents (Westerners, Slavophiles, Populists, Marxists and Eurasianists).
Referral texts
P. Caadaev, Prima lettera filosofica, Il Melangolo, Genova 1991 oppure in P. Ja. Caadaev, Lettere filosofiche e apologia d'un pazzo, Città Nuova, Roma 1992.
- N.Trubeckoj, L'Europa e l'umanità. La prima critica dell'eurocentrismo, Einaudi, Torino 1982.

Two volumes of your choice among the following (three for non-attendants students):

- A. Walicki, A history of Russian thought from the enlightenment to marxism, Stanford University Press, Stanford 1979
- O. Figes, La danza di Nataša. Storia della cultura russa, 18.-20. secolo, Einaudi, Torino 2008
- A. Ferrari, La foresta e la steppa. Il mito dell'Eurasia nella cultura russa, Scheiwiller, Milano 2003 (o Mimesis, Milano 2011)
- A. Ferrari, Il grande paese. Studi sula storia e la cultura russe, Mimesis, Milano 2012
Type of exam
oral
Teaching methods
Conventional
Teaching language
Italian