19th Century Russian Literature
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students
Department: Humanities
Course Number: NLIT 3440
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Description:
In this course, we will explore the central literary achievements of Russian literature's "Golden Age." While our emphasis will be on close readings of major works by such writers as Alexander Pushkin, MIkhail Lermontov, Nikolai Gogol, Ivan Turgenev, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Leo Tolstoy, and Anton Chekhov, we will pay special attention to the development of an aesthetics of Realism and to the special role played by literature in Russian society of the period.
Course Open to: Degree Students