GLITS 311 A: Literature Across Times

Winter 2023
Meeting:
TTh 3:30pm - 5:20pm / KNE 110
SLN:
15456
Section Type:
Lecture
Joint Sections:
RUSS 120 A , C LIT 252 B , HONORS 241 A , ENGL 313 A , CHID 270 A
GENRES: CRIME FICTION SAME AS RUSS 120 A
Syllabus Description (from Canvas):

                             Winter 2023: RUSSIAN CRIME FICTION

               (FOR THE WEEK-BY-WEEK SYLLABUS, SEE "FILES")

From czars to comrades and to new Russians, it’s all about who is good,  who is evil, who is up, who is down, and, of course, who dunnit. All readings, lectures, and discussions are in English. Optional “W.”

 

                   Instructor: Professor Galya Diment

                             galya@uw.edu Office hours: TBA

                   TA: Svetlana Ostroverkhova, PhD Student, Slavic L&L

                            svostr@uw.edu Office hours: TBA

                   TA Stefana VUKADINOVICH, PhD Student, Slavic L&L

                        vukadino@uw.edu Office hours: TBA

                       

 

                           Required Books:

  1. Fyodor Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment (Norton edition)
  2. Vladimir Nabokov, Despair
  3. Boris Akunin, Winter Queen
  4. Andrey Kurkov, Death and the Penguin

(Shorter works, including Anton Chekhov’s “Murder,” are available online)

 

                     FORMAT: LECTURES AND DISCUSSIONS            

Catalog Description:
Studies in literary and cultural history, spanning multiple periods. Topics vary.
GE Requirements Met:
Arts and Humanities (A&H)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
April 12, 2024 - 11:10 am