2023-2024 Catalog

CL 162 Soviet and Russian Literature: Avant-garde to Putin

This course offers a survey of 19th century to contemporary Russian literature. We will analyze texts published around the time of the Russian revolution, Stalin, the Cold War and finally Putin. Particular attention will be paid to the representation of women, ethnic and religious minorities, and political dissidents. In addition  to learning about the aesthetic trends and innovations in Russian literature, we will explore literature's power to reflect social reality and to embody political protest. [GM2, H, W]

Cross Listed Courses

REES 162