RUSS 221 A: Contemporary Russian Literature

Post-Soviet Literature and Culture
Section ID: 
A
 
SLN: 
21198
 
Meets GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts
 
Meets Other Requirements: 
 

Instructor:

 
TWThF 10:30-11:20
 
SMI 407

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.

Catalog Description: 
Explores Russian literature and culture (including music and the visual arts) from the 1960's to the present. Covers relevant historical and political events. Authors include Venedikt Erofeyev, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Yurii Trifonov, Sasha Sokolov, Vikotr Pelevin, Vladimir Sorokin, and Lyudmilla Petrushevskaya. Offered: A.
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Active

Last updated: April 28, 2016 - 3:35pm