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RUSS6634

Contemporary Russ Literature

Contemporary Russian Literature: Texts, Myths, Symbols

This course is designed to acquaint students with the way Russian literature has developed during the past decade. The emphasis will be on comprehension of the texts, myths, and symbols created by representatives of different trends in modern Russian literature, from recent examples of traditional psychological prose up to alternative or postmodern authors. We will also discuss modern social and political issues, as well as the most recent cultural events in Russia. Authors will include Tatyana Tolstaya, Victor Pelevin, Liudmila Petrushevskaia, Vladimir Sorokin, and Boris Akunin.
Subject:
Russian
Department:
Russian
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Literature

Sections

Summer 2014 Language Schools

RUSS6634A-L14 Lecture (Proskurin)

Summer 2007

RUSS6634A-L07 Lecture (Proskurin)

Summer 2004

RUSS6634A-L04 Lecture (Proskurina)