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RUSS0122B-S14

The Russian Mind (in English)

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.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
22438

Course

RUSS0122

All Sections in Spring 2014

Spring 2014

RUSS0122A-S14 Lecture (Portice)
RUSS0122B-S14 Lecture (Portice)