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RUSS 219 Russian Literature in Recovery (3 credits)

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


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 2013-2014 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • Winter
  • Prerequisite: None, but some background in Russian 20C history is helpful
  • Given in English