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RUSS 218 Russian Literature in Revolution (3 credits)

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


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