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RUSS 430 High Stalinist Culture 1 (3 credits)

Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Russian (Arts) : Novels, films, art, architecture, pageantry, rhetoric and routine of the Stalinist 1930s-40s, including socialist realism as an aesthetic doctrine, utopian blueprint, target of parody, amalgam of a submerged avant-garde and state-controlled pop culture, precursor of the postmodernist simulacrum, self-proclaimed international style and/or uniquely Russian 20th-century project.

Terms: Fall 2012

Instructors: Laura A Beraha (Fall)

  • Winter
  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken RUSS 510
  • Given in English