Russia – tradition and contemporaneity II 3202-S2ORT22e
1. Russian literature of the late 20th and early 21st century:
1.1. Has Russian Post-Modernism used up its possibilities? Evolution of the works of V. Sorokin and V. Pelevin.
1.2. New realists in the new century (V. Makanin, Z. Prilepin).
1.3. Russian drama – from N. Kolada to I. Viripaev (centres, schools, representatives).
1.4. Poetry of the 21st century.
2. “Mass” (popular) literature – a literary or social phenomenon? Genres, issues, representatives.
3. E-space and its role in culture.
4. Plastic arts of the late 20th and early 21st century.
5. Russian cinematography – changes, experiments, representatives.
6. Contemporary Russian popular music.
Type of course
On completion of this course, the student:
- has expanded his/her knowledge about the latest Russian literature, current internal processes, its representatives and directions in their literary explorations
- is familiar with and understands the essence of Russian “mass” literature
- is familiar with the newest Russian art, its trends and representatives
- is familiar with the latest achievements of Russian cinematography
- is familiar with the latest trends in Russian pop music
- defines trends in contemporary Russian literature, names their representatives and works
- provides interpretations of selected works of contemporary Russian writers against a broader socio-cultural context
- provides an explanation for the phenomenon of Russian “mass” literature, defines its directions and names its representatives
- defines the role of e-space in the development of Russian culture
- describes exploratory directions in plastic arts in contemporary Russia
- characterises changes and directions of development in contemporary Russian cinematography
- names and defines phenomena related to contemporary popular music
- produces extended written texts about contemporary Russian culture
- finds, selects, analyses and evaluates information about contemporary Russian culture
- has enhanced insight into his/her knowledge about Russian culture, understands the need to expand his/her knowledge using a variety of information media
- acknowledges a need to develop his/her own aesthetic sensitivity
- acknowledges a need to participate in cultural life and follow current political and cultural developments in Russia and Poland
1. A. Wołodźko-Butkiewicz, Od pieriestrojki do laboratoriów netliteratury. Przemiany we współczesnej prozie rosyjskiej. Warszawa 2004
2. Liternet. Literatura i internet, red. P. Marecki. Kraków 2002
3. K. Gordovič, Russkaâ literatura konca XX veka. Sankt-Peterburg 2003
4. T. Koladič, Ot Aksionova do Gluhovskogo. Russkij eksperiment. Moskva 2010
5. Alternativnaâ literatura, http://www.alterlit.ru/
6. S. Čuprinin, Zarubežje. Russkaâ literatura segodnia, Moskva 2008
7. I. Šajtanov, Delo vkusa. Delo o sovremennoj poezii, Moskva 2007
8. V. Turčin, Russkaâ živopis’: obraz uhodiaščij, „Naše nasledie” 2001, nr 56, s. 38-49
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