Russian Literature: Ghosts of
St. Petersburg

Online course in the format of excursions around St. Petersburg in the context of Russian literature: from Pushkin to the authors of the XXI century.

Lectures in Russian with English subtitles
20 lessons with assignments
Free schedule
Learning via chatbot
Certificate of completion
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Assessment and certificate
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About the course
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Online course in literature with the author’s interpretation of classical and modern works. The author’s look will immerse you in a different literary world that is full of mysteries, myths and mysterious events.

All videos were filmed at night to convey the atmosphere and spirit of the mystical literary Petersburg. The author will take you to the places where the writers and their heroes lived, and with the help of our quadcopter you will rise above the city and consider the context of history from a bird’s eye view.

Target audience

  • The course will help students to supplement the knowledge of the school curriculum and replenish the argumentation base for writing essays
  • Teachers will get acquainted with an alternative author’s point of view, and course materials will be a great addition to literature lessons, electives and circles
  • A wide audience will be able to take a fresh look at the works of Russian literature, take a walk around the literary Petersburg and get acquainted with modern teaching methods

What will you learn

  • How to read well-known texts in a new way and see a lot of interesting things
  • Understand other people’s reading interpretations and seek your own
  • Seeing details in texts that turn out to be „keys“
Author
Veronica Razumets
  • Russian Language and Literature Teacher at the Presidential Physics and Mathematics Lyceum No. 239 in St. Petersburg
  • The owner of the badge of honor „For the humanization of the school“
  • The winner of the Russian national project „Education“
  • Co-author of four online courses in literature
  • Worked on literary shifts at Sirius School for Gifted Children
Course program
Part 1. Literature of the first half of the XIX century
  • The Queen of Spades Secrets
  • The inheritance case
  • It’s impossible without Gogol
  • Chief madman
  • Shakespearean passions
Part 2. Literature of the second half of the XIX century
  • Very weird neighbor
  • Who killed Marfa Petrovna?
  • Petersburg Masons
Part 3. Literature of the first half of the XX century
  • Fictional poet
  • Lifestyle duel
  • Shadow of the demonic woman
  • Scarlet sails over the Neva
  • Suicide man’s alibi
Part 4. Literature of the second half of the XX century
  • Nickname Sirin
  • Brodsky Bridge
  • The city of gold
  • Dovlatov in Jazz style
  • Keepers of Vasilyevsky Island
Modern visual language
All lessons are shot in a modern studio, and graphics were created by designers
20 lessons
This is enough to cover the topic. Each lesson is made in the format of a longread with video lectures, text and graphic materials and links
Vivid and constructive speech
The author speaks simply and clearly, using catchy examples
Free schedule
There are no deadlines or due dates for homework assignments. Materials are available immediately, you can start learning through the chatbot at any time and return to the course when you have time
Support
Directly through the chatbot where you learn, you can request the help of technical support, which will promptly answer you.
Certificate
To get a certificate, you need to complete the assignments for the lessons
what students say
Russian Literature: Ghosts of St. Petersburg
Online course in the format of excursions around St. Petersburg in the context of Russian literature: from Pushkin to the authors of the XXI century.

What will you get

  • Lectures in Russian with English subtitles
  • 20 lessons with assignments in a chatbot
  • Author’s presentation: simple, clear and with interest in the subject
  • Free schedule: no deadlines and due dates for assignments
  • All materials are available immediately, you can start learning at a convenient time
  • Professional video and modern graphics
  • Quick contact with technical support
  • Certificate of Completion

What will you learn

  • How to read well-known texts in a new way and see a lot of interesting things
  • Understand other people’s reading interpretations and seek your own
  • Seeing details in texts that turn out to be „keys“
Sign up for the course for free. Learning will start in summer 2022
Choose a messenger in which it will be convenient for you to study or leave your email so you don't miss the news
available soon