21G.077 Introduction to the Classics of Russian Literature


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Explores the works of classical Russian writers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including stories and novels by Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Bunin, Nabokov, Platonov, Solzhenitsyn and others. Focuses on their approaches to portraying self and society. Examines how writers responded to pivotal events in Russian history, including revolutions, wars, years of the Soviet regime, and the collapse of the communist system. Taught in English; students interested in completing an extra project in Russian should register for 21G.618.

This class has no prerequisites.

21G.077 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by M. Khotimsky.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 16-628.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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