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Academic Year 2005/2006
Murder and Adultery: The French and Russian Novel
RUSS 254 FA
What did the Russians learn from reading French novels? How did they respond to them in writing their own? We will examine how themes taken from one national literature are self-consciously transformed by another,
learning to read from the author's point of view.
A. Pushkin, EUGENE ONEGIN
B. Constant, ADOLPHE
M. Lermontov, A HERO OF OUR TIME
H. Balzac, PERE GORIOT
F. Dostoevsky, CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
G. Flaubert, MADAME BOVARY
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Three short papers, drafts and final revisions to be handed in; one term paper.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Student class presentations, participation in class discussions.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
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- Instructor(s): Meyer,Priscilla
- Times: .M.W... 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: FISK404;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 30)
- SR. major: 1 Jr. major: 1
- SR. non-major: 8 Jr. non-major: 8 SO: 6 FR: 6
- Curricular Renewal: Speaking, Writing
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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