LITR 014R. The Russian Novel: Revolution, Terror and Resistance
(Cross-listed as RUSS 014 )
This course surveys the Russian novel during the twentieth century, from the years leading up to the Bolshevik Revolution, through the Soviet era, and into the post-Cold War period. Works include Andrei Bely's modernist novel Petersburg, Yuri Zamiatin's sci-fi dystopia We, and Mikhail Bulgakov's Faustian masterpiece Master and Margarita. In addition to exploring ideas of genre and artistic strategy, particular focus will be paidto the ways in which these and other authors resist the terror and repression of their respective eras.
Catalog chapter: Modern Languages and Literatures: Literatures in Translation
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/modern-languages-literatures
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