This course is a reading of Dostoevsky's major works in the context of 19th-century Russian cultural and social history.
Intercultural Literacy, Interpretation
Emphasis in lecture, discussions, and papers is on interpretation of literary texts. Students are to acquire knowledge and understanding of 19th-c. Russian Russian cultural and historical background.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (REES-MN)(REES-Lang/Lit/C)(REES-Social Sci)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Frank, DOSTOEVSKY, Volumes I and II
Dostoevsky, POOR PEOPLE; THE DOUBLE; WHITE NIGHTS; NOTES FROM THE DEAD HOUSE; NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND; CRIME AND PUNISHMENT; THE DEVILS; THE BROTHERS KARAMAZOV
Turgenev, FATHERS AND SONS
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Four to five one-page papers which prepare discussion questions; a mid-term and two longer papers.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Literature in translation. Critical articles available on reserve will be required reading. Even if you are not pre-enrolled in this class, come to the first class and the instructor will sign your add slip. There is no need to talk to the instructor in advance; all students will be admitted. Attendance and participation are required. All papers must be submitted in hard copy.
|Instructor(s): Fusso,Susanne Grace Times: .M.W.F. 11:00AM-11:50AM; Location: FISK312; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 35||SR major: 4||JR major: 3|| || |
|Seats Available: 18||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 7||JR non-major: 7||SO: 7||FR: 7|
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