RUSS 322 A: The Golden Age: Nineteenth Century Russian Literature And Culture

Russian Literature and Culture 1840-1917
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Individuals and Societies
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts
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M WTh 10:30-11:20
BNS 117

This course covers the literature and culture of mid nineteenth-century Russia until the fall of Tsarist power in 1917. During this period, Russia assimilated all it had borrowed from the West, turned it into a sophisticated modern Russian culture, and returned it to the West as a new and exciting inspiration. The literature studied will include works of Russian prose, poetry and drama, with some attention paid to visual art, historical context and intellectual history.

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Explores Russian literature and culture during the "Golden Age" of the nineteenth century. Authors include some of the best-known and most influential Russian writers, including Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Gogol, Turgenev, Chekhov, and Goncharov. Students gain a comprehensive knowledge of major literary themes, ideas, and developments of nineteenth century Russian literature. Offered: W.

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