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RUSS0151A-F13

Golden Age Russian Literature

Russian Literature's Golden Age: 1830-1880 (in English)
Duels, ghosts, utopias, murders, prostitution, and adultery- these are the raw materials Russian authors turned into some of the world's greatest literature. This course is an introduction to Russian literature of the 19th century, from the short stories of Pushkin and Gogol to the great novels of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy. The centrality of literature in Russian society and the interrelations among the authors and texts will be discussed. How do the authors combine reality, fantasy, and philosophy to make these works both uniquely Russian and universal? 3 hrs. lect.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
91817

Course

RUSS0151

All Sections in Fall 2013

Fall 2013

RUSS0151A-F13 Lecture (Wieda)