2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Nov 27, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog

ENG 355 - Great Books of Russia: Russian Literature and Thought


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This course presents Russian masterpieces in the context of Russian culture and history. We explore the reality of Russia as “one country, two continents,” that is, as a Eurasian culture. Students study works by Russian monks, folk singers, poets, novelists, and film makers. Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin, Gogol’s short stories, Dostoevsky’s Poor Folk and The Devils, Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, Bely’s Petersburg, and Olesha’s Envy are among works read. Spring (Group III Humanities/Literature) Writing Option