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Murder and Adultery: Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and the 19th-Century Russian Novel
RUSS 205
Fall 2014
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: REES 205, RULE 205

Some of the greatest novels of the 19th century were written by Russians. The Russian prose tradition developed rapidly; in as little as 50 years, it moved from Pushkin's brilliant, condensed novel in verse, EUGENE ONEGIN, to Tolstoy's masterpiece, ANNA KARENINA. We will trace its growth from short stories to long novels, noting the constraints of tsarist censorship. Russian writers' awareness of their belatedness in relationship to Western Europe will be examined through their dialogue with French realism.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA REES
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COL)(REES-MN)(REES-Lang/Lit/C)(REES-Social Sci)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

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