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.
- Fall 2014
- Freeman FR2(FIC FR2)
- 3:00pm-4:15pm on Tuesday, Thursday at FIC FR2 (Sep 8, 2014 to Dec 5, 2014)
7:30pm-10:25pm on Wednesday at FIC FR2 (Sep 8, 2014 to Dec 5, 2014)
- Timothy Portice
- Requirements Fulfilled:
- AAL HIS LIT
- View availability, prerequisites, and other requirements.
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