Russian (Arts) : The Russian twentieth-century literary dynamic up to the watershed of Stalin's death (1953). Carving out cultural territory against ideological polemics, revolutionary versus traditional values, the explosion of avant-garde experimentation under mounting critical conformism as reflected in major works and authors (Mayakovsky, Babel, Bulgakov, Platonov and others).
Terms: Fall 2013
Instructors: Laura A Beraha (Fall)
Fall or Winter
Prerequisite: None, but some background in Russian 20C history is helpful
Given in English