Russian (Arts) : Rediscovering the Russian literary heritage, both traditional and avant-garde, after Stalin's death (1953). The Thaw, Soviet beatniks, Solzhenitsyn-style dissidents against cultural iconoclasts, the challenge and decline of perestroika, raising the literary Iron Curtain to include women writers, émigrés, Western influence and the angst of pluralism.
Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Prerequisite: None, but some background in Russian 20C history is helpful
Given in English