RUSS 421 A: Post-Soviet Literary And Cultural Scene

Post-Soviet Literature and Culture

Meeting Time: 
TWThF 10:30am - 11:20am
Location: 
SMI 407
SLN: 
20903
Instructor:
José Alaniz

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: 
Covers Russian literature of the post-Soviet period. In English.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Writing (W)
Other Requirements Met: 
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 3:36pm