E5 Context Resources

World Literature Module 5.7

Russian Literature by Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Pushkin, Chekov, etc.

World Literature- Excellence in Literature: English 5Study Guide: World Literature (Excellence in Literature, English 5)

Focus Text: Selections from The Portable Nineteenth Century Russian Reader, edited by George Gibian (Selections are assigned in the study guide listed above.)

Honors Text: The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

 

EIL 5.7 Context Resources

These links represent only the online resources referenced in this module. Instructions, background information, offline resources, and assignments are all found in the Excellence in Literature study guide listed above.

Readings

Professor Paul Brian’s introduction to 19th-Century Russian Literature

 

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/english/worldlit2e/short/ch/19/summaries.aspx

http://www.academia.edu/20243165/Dostoevsky_Study_and_Reading_Guide

http://digitalcommons.liberty.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1190&context=gov_fac_pubs

https://www.firstthings.com/article/2002/12/ivan-karamazovs-mistake

The Author’s Life

See offline resources in study guide.

Poetry

http://www.poetryloverspage.com/poets/pushkin/pushkin_ind.html

https://excellence-in-literature.com/anna-akhmatova-film-trailer

http://www.uvm.edu/~sgutman/Akhmatova.htm

https://sites.google.com/site/poetryandtranslations/anna-akhmatova

Audio

The Brothers Karamazov

http://librivox.org

Music

http://www.metoperafamily.org/metopera/history/stories/synopsis.aspx?id=69

 

https://excellence-in-literature.com/opera-eugene-onegin-scene-sung-by-netrebko-at-metropolitan-opera

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tchaikovsky_and_the_Five

http://www.favorite-classical-composers.com/tchaikovsky-music.html

Video

https://excellence-in-literature.com/video-of-leo-tolstoy

https://excellence-in-literature.com/brief-history-of-russia-video

Visual Arts

http://www.hermitagemuseum.org/wps/portal/hermitage?lng=en

http://www.hermitagemuseum.org/wps/portal/hermitage/explore/collections/master/1251499791/?lng=en

https://excellence-in-literature.com/hermitage-video-tour

http://www.auburn.edu/~mitrege/russian/art/index.html

http://copy-www.novsu.ac.ru/novgorod/icon_gallery/english/nig_main.html

Historical Context

https://excellence-in-literature.com/russian-history

Eyewitness: Russia by Kathleen Berton Murrell

http://www.pbs.org/weta/faceofrussia/intro.html

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/profiles/Russia.pdf

http://www.bucknell.edu/x17601.xml

Places to Go

http://www.tmora.org/

http://www.museumofrussianicons.org/

 

http://vmfa.museum/collections/faberge/

http://vmfa.museum/exhibitions/faberge-revealed/

Just for Fun

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2013/10/crowdsourcing-tolstoy.html


Index of World Literature context link pages

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World Literature Texts (recommended editions)

World Lit study guide, and links to focus and honors texts (opens in a new tab at the author’s Everyday Education site)

 

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