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RUSS 230 A: Masterpieces Of Russian Literature

Comedy!

Meeting Time: 
MTWTh 12:30pm - 1:20pm
Location: 
JHN 026
SLN: 
19299
Joint Sections: 
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Instructor:
Barbara Henry

Additional Details:

This course looks at the nature and functions of comic forms like satire, parody, farce, jokes and anecdotes, and the absurd.  Discussion of how comic literature relates to comic theory (Plato, Freud, Bergson, and others) will attempt to answer the burning question, “But is it funny?” 

Catalog Description: 
Examines the greatest authors and masterpieces of Russian literature, including Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, and Chekhov. All readings, discussions, and assignments in English.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 3:37pm
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