RUSS 395 - Topics in Russian Literature
Planned Offering: Offered when interest is expressed and department resources allow.
Prerequisite: RUSS 262 or equivalent. A seminar on a particular author, period, or genre. The subject changes annually. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different. Conducted in Russian.
Fall 2014, RUSS 395: Seminar: Russian Childhood (3). Prerequisite: RUSS 262 or equivalent. Representations of childhood in the works of 19th- and 20th-century Russian authors. We examine 19th-century ideals of moral upbringing, as well as Soviet ideas on education and bringing up a perfect citizen in the communist state. The seminar includes such authors as Leo Tolstoy, Konstantin Ushinskii, Elizaveta Vodovozova, Mikhail Zoschenko, Aleksei Panteleev, and Liudmila Petrushevskaya. (HL) Brodsky.
Winter 2015, RUSS 395-01: Colonial War in Russian Literature (3). Prerequisite: RUSS 262 or equivalent. Students choose works by authors such as Alexander Bushkin, Mikhail Lermontov, Leo Tolstoy, and Vladimir Makanin, read in Russian. (HL) Brodsky. Staff.
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