RUSS 218 Russian Literature and Revolution (3 credits)

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Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)


Russian (Arts) : The dramatic developments in Russian literature of the 20th century, from revolution, through conformity, to the ironies and anxieties of the post-Soviet era. Comrades, iconoclasts, absurdists, proletarians and aesthetes; the Gulag, the literary café, the music of the spheres, the crumbling Russian village; the reforging of humanity and the rediscovery of tradition.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Laura A Beraha (Fall)

  • Fall or Winter

  • Prerequisite: None, but some background in Russian 20C history is helpful

  • Given in English