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RUSS0352

Tolstoy

Tolstoy (in English)
In this course we will focus on major works by literary giant Leo Tolstoy. Students will be introduced to his epic range, philosophical depth, and psychological acuteness. Readings encompass early short fiction including selected Sevastopol Tales, Three Deaths, and Family Happiness; in-depth analysis of his masterpiece Anna Karenina; and several late, post-conversion works including The Death of Ivan Ilych, The Kreutzer Sonata, and Master and Man. Excerpts from Tolstoy's memoirs, diaries, and letters. No knowledge of Russian required. 3 hrs. lect.
Subject:
Russian
Department:
Russian
Division:
Languages
Requirements Fulfilled:
EUR LIT
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Spring 2014

RUSS0352A-S14 Lecture (Beyer)

Spring 2005

RUSS0352A-S05 Lecture (Katz)