* SLA 219 (LA)
History of Russian Literature before 1860
A survey in English of major literary developments and fictional texts in Russian culture from the early nineteenth century to the mid-19th century. The course concentrates on these master prose writters: Pushkin, Gogol, Lermontov, the early Dostoevsky, and the early Tolstoy.
Sample reading list:
Pushkin, Eugene Onegin
Pushkin, "Queen of Spades"; "Bronze Horseman"
Lermontov, A Hero of Our Time
Gogol, Petersburg Tales; Dead Souls
Dostoevsky, Notes from Underground
Dostoevsky, Crime & Punishment
Students expected to read about 150 pages per week. Midterm. Choice of final exam or 10-15 page paper. Precept participation very important.
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Final Exam - 40%
Class/Precept Participation - 30%
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Knowledge of Russian not required..
Open to Freshmen
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