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