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RUSS 252 FA
The first half of the course reads WAR AND PEACE as a synthesis of narrative models developed by Tolstoy in his earlier writings and as dialogue with other political, philosophical, and literary voices of the 1860's
Turgenev's and Dostoevsky's). The second half of the course (beginning with ANNA KARENINA and ending with HADZHI MURAD) studies the divergence between Tolstoy-the-thinker and Tolstoy-the-writer in the period 1870-1910.
Tolstoy: THE RAID, CHILDHOOD, WOOD CUTTING, SEBASTOPOL STORIES, XOLSTOMER, POLIKUSHKA, WAR AND PEACE, ANNA KARENINA, CONFESSION, KREUTZER SONATA, THE DEATH OF IVAN ILYCH, MASTER AND MAN, HADZHI MURAD
Maude, THE LIFE
DIARIES, THE LETTERS OF TOLSTOY
Eikhenbaum, YOUNG TOLSTOY, TOLSTOY IN THE SIXTIES
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Short papers, mid-term, and final exam.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Extensive reading, participation in discussion groups.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
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- Instructor(s): White,Duffield
- Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: FISK302;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 30)
- SR. major: 3 Jr. major: 3
- SR. non-major: 6 Jr. non-major: 6 SO: 6 FR: 6
- Curricular Renewal: Speaking, Writing
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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