We all come out from Gogol’s Overcoat”: Russian realistic prose II 3202-S1SLPG32z
The seminar is designed to broaden and deepen the knowledge of realistic Russian prose, as well as to encourage reflection on the realism itself. The seminar systematizes also students’ knowledge about the historical and cultural context of the era, in order to enable students to write a thesis devoted to the links between literature and other aspects of cultural and social life.
The most important part of the second semester of the course is supervising the process of preparing the BA thesis. Students receive factual, linguistic and technical tips, support in solving any problems; their texts are proofread and corrected. Individual consultations and presentations of fragments of theses’ chapters become a significant part of the seminar.
Type of course
- has systematic knowledge about Russian realistic prose, especially on works that are the subject of their research;
- knows the most important arguments of the theoretical and historical works discussed at classes;
- knows the basic Polish and Russian literary terminology;
- knows and understands basic categories and research methods used to analyze, interpret and evaluate a literary work;
- knows basic rules of writing and editing an academic paper.
- is able to prepare plan and bibliography of his paper;
- is able to make notes of academic works they read and to use them in the proper way in his thesis;
- has adequate research skills in analyzing and interpreting a literary work at the level of topics and problems, genre, composition and style;
- is able to use proper literary terminology when talking and writing about literary phenomena and processes.
- is aware of the level of their knowledge and skills, can complete and master them;
- is able to plan his work and work systematically;
- respects the rules of copyright.
Evaluation of the text of BA thesis.
The student has the right to 2 unexcused absences, each subsequent one requires justification. The lecturer decides on the recognition of absence.
Exceeding excused and unexcused absences by 50% of classes may be grounds to fail the course.
The conditions for passing the course on the resit exam are the same as on the ordinary of exam.
1. A guide to writing a diploma theses (e.g. A. Dudziak, A. Żejmo, Redagowanie prac dyplomowych. Wskazówki metodologiczne dla studentów, Warszawa 2008; U. Eco, Jak napisać pracę dyplomową. Poradnik dla humanisty, Warszawa 2007).
2. A. Esin, Principy i priemy analiza literaturnogo proizvedenia, Moskva 2000.
3. M. Głowiński, T. Kostkiewiczowa, A. Okopień-Sławińska, J. Sławiński, Słownik terminów literackich, Warszawa 1976 i nast.
4. Individual reading proposals, depending on the needs and interests of students.
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