The course is designed to foster close study, analysis, and appreciation of literary texts, discussion on characteristics of literary genres of narrative fiction, poetry and drama,  general critical approaches, recognize and analyze the form of major literary genres, read literary works with pleasure and sophistication, understanding their themes, plot, characterization etc. demonstrate critical thinking orally and in academic papers

As we read this challenging literature, you not only will expand your vocabulary and your ability to extract meaning from sophisticated syntax, but also will learn to infer information about audience and purpose.


Literary translation focuses on translation of literary texts from English into Russian and vice versa, and is designed for 3d year students of Simultaneous translation department.