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The 19th-Century Russian Novel
RUSS 205 FA
The 19th-century novel is widely regarded as the supreme achievement of Russian literature. This course will trace the development of the Russian novel, the historical and sociological situation in which the novels were
produced, and the tools developed by Russian critical theory (particularly the Russian Formalists, Bakhtin and Lotman) for understanding the monuments of 19th-century Russian prose.
Pushkin, EUGENE ONEGIN, THE TALES OF BELKIN, QUEEN OF SPADES
Mikhail Lermontov, HERO OF OUR TIME
Karolina Pavlova, A DOUBLE LIFE
Nikolai Gogol, "The Nose", "The Overcoat", DEAD SOULS
Dostoevsky, NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND, THE
Leo Tolstoy, ANNA KARENINA
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Three short papers (5-7 pp.), frequent one-page papers for facilitating class discussions.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Attendance and participation are required.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
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- Instructor(s): Fusso,Susanne Grace
- Times: .M.W.F. 11:00AM-11:50AM; Location: FISK302;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 35)
- SR. major: 0 Jr. major: 0
- SR. non-major: 6 Jr. non-major: 7 SO: 7 FR: 15
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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