RUSS 221 A: Contemporary Russian Literature

Post-Soviet Literature and Culture

Meeting Time: 
TWThF 10:30am - 11:20am
Location: 
SMI 407
SLN: 
21198
Instructor:
José Alaniz

Additional Details:

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.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements Met: 
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 3:35pm