RUSS 421: Post-Soviet Literary And Cultural Scene

Post-Soviet Literature and Culture
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A
 
SLN: 
20903
 
Meets GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts
Writing
 
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TWThF 10:30-11:20
 
SMI 407
Covers Russian literature of the post-Soviet period. In English.

We will take a sweeping journey through Russian literature and culture (including music and the visual arts) from the 1960s to the present. Authors include Venedikt Erofeyev, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Yurii Trifonov, Sasha Sokolov, Viktor Pelevin, Vladimir Sorokin, Tatyana Tolstaya and Lyudmilla Petrushevskaya. Lectures and discussion will focus on important literary texts of the 20th/21st centuries, relevant films, music and paintings, as well as impart vital information to aid your appreciation of this literature.

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