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Cornell University    
  Jan 17, 2018
Courses of Study 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RUSSA 3306 - Creative Writing for Heritage Speakers

Satisfies Option 1 (when taken for 3 credits).      
Spring. 2-3 credits, variable.

Prerequisite: RUSSA 3305  or placement by department. Class meeting times will be chosen at the organizational meeting (usually the second or third day of the semester) so as to accommodate as many students as possible. The time and place of the organizational meeting will be announced at

R. Krivitsky, S. Paperno, V. Tsimberov.

Creative writing for heritage speakers of Russian. Writing short (one page for each class) texts in Russian in a variety of genres: personal letters, blog entries, news articles, technical descriptions, official documents, short stories, and the like. Two meetings per week if taken for 2 credits hours. An optional third weekly meeting when taken for 3 credit hours has short reading assignments from contemporary literary and non-literary texts. The course is a continuation of RUSSA 3305 . Issues of style and grammar are discussed in every class. The course is primarily for students who learned to speak Russian at home, but students with other backgrounds may be eligible as well. Detailed description at

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