The Russian Mind (in English)
In this course we will study the dominant themes of Russia's past and their role in shaping the present-day Russian mind. Topics will include: Slavic mythology; Russian Orthodoxy; Russian icons; the concept of autocracy; the legacy of Peter the Great and Catherine the Great; the Golden Age of Russian Literature (Pushkin, Gogol, Tolstoy and Dostoevsky); Russian composers, including the "Mighty Five"; Russian theater and ballet; the origins of Russian radicalism; the Russian Revolution; the legacy of Lenin and Stalin; and Russia from Khrushchev to Putin. 3 hrs. lect.
- Spring 2014
- Freeman FR1(FIC FR1)
- 2:50pm-4:05pm on Monday, Wednesday (Feb 10, 2014 to May 12, 2014)
- Timothy Portice
- Requirements Fulfilled:
- AAL HIS LIT
- Cross-Listed As:
- RUSS0122B-S14 *
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