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RUSS6884

Master and Margarita

M. Bulgakov's Master and Margarita

This course will be designed as a close reading of the famous “demonic” novel by Mikhail Bulgakov. We will discuss the unique structure and philosophy of the novel, as well as its political background and the novel’s artistic genealogy (literary, musical, religious, and philosophical sources).Class lectures will be supplemented by frequent slide, video, and musical presentations.

Students have to write weekly short papers, and a final paper.
Subject:
Russian
Department:
Russian
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Literature

Sections

Summer 2012

RUSS6884A-L12 Lecture (Proskurina)

Summer 2009

RUSS6884A-L09 Lecture (Vinitsky)

Summer 2004

RUSS6884A-L04 Lecture