Survey Russian Lit II

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Russian

Course Number: 
212
Institution: 
Amherst College

An examination of major Russian writers and literary trends from about 1860 to the Bolshevik Revolution as well as a sampling of Russian émigré literature through a reading of representative novels, stories, and plays in translation. Readings include important works by Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Gorky, Sologub, Bely, and Nabokov. The evaluation of recurring themes such as the breakdown of the family, the “woman question,” madness, attitudes toward the city, childhood and perception of youth. Conducted in English.

Spring semester. Professor Rabinowitz.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
RUSS-212-01-1213S

Course Sections

Survey Russian Lit II
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Stanley Rabinowitz

sjrabinowitz@amherst.edu

MWF 12:00PM-12:50PM

CONV 108