RUSSIAN 460 - Russian Social Fiction
Section: 001
Term: WN 2008
Subject: Russian (RUSSIAN)
Department: LSA Slavic Languages & Literatures
May not be repeated for credit.
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Russian picaresque humor, satire, fantasy, and science fiction in the 19th and 20th centuries against the background of the occidental and oriental traditions.


  • Gogol, Dead Souls;
  • Erenburg, Julio Jurenito;
  • A.N. Tolstoy, The Garin Death Ray;
  • Il'f and Petrov, The Twelve Chairs; The Little Golden Calf;
  • Babel', My First Fee; Shabbos Nachmu
  • Bulgakov, The Master and Margarita;
  • L. Solov'ev, The Beggar in the Harem: impudent adventures in old Bukhara.

Lectures and discussion. Knowledge of Russian not required. Midterm reports and final paper.

RUSSIAN 460 - Russian Social Fiction
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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