RUSS 381 Russia's Utopia Complex (3 credits)

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


Russian (Arts) : From Zamiatin's We (1921), and Dostoevskii's "Grand Inquisitor" (1880), an examination of the Russian creation of and imprint on the dystopian genre. From prototypes in Russian romanticism and folklore, to dissident masterpieces of the Stalinist era, to sci-fi as rediscovered in the post-Soviet experience. Literature, film, and beyond.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

  • Offered in English.

  • Prerequisite(s): A 200-level course in literature or culture, in Russian or in the European or Asian traditions.