RUSSIAN 231 - Russian Culture and Society: An Introduction
Section: 001
Term: FA 2019
Subject: Russian (RUSSIAN)
Department: LSA Slavic Languages & Literatures
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The course provides exposure to Russian culture through close reading of Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment in broad historical context. We will be discussing key components of Russian national identity and investigate major Russian contributions to literature, painting, music, and architecture. The approach will be interdisciplinary. Topics include reform and stagnation, violence and repentance, utopia and modernity. All readings are in English translation. No prior knowledge of Russian literature, culture, or language is necessary.

RUSSIAN 231 - Russian Culture and Society: An Introduction
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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