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RUSS 320W (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) The Nineteenth-Century Russian Novel (1)

The course considers the development of some of the greatest longer works of nineteenth-century Russian literature, including novels by Gogol, Dostoevsky, and Tolstoy. It examines the development of these works in terms of literary contexts, social changes, and ideas, giving special attention to such topics as love, justice, fate, free will, and Russian national identity. Taught in English.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing-centered; Interpreting Texts; Fourth Semester Language Requirement
  • Offering: Alternate years in fall
  • Instructor: Conliffe