RUSSIAN 231 - Russian Culture and Society: An Introduction
Section: 001 Crime and Punishment: Dostoevsky's Novel as an Introduction to Russian Culture
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Russian (RUSSIAN)
Department: LSA Slavic Languages & Literatures
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The course provides exposure to Russian culture through close reading of Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment in broad historical context. We will be discussing key components of Russian national identity and investigate major Russian contributions to literature, painting, music, and architecture. The approach will be interdisciplinary. Topics include reform and stagnation, violence and repentance, utopia and modernity. All readings are in English translation. No prior knowledge of Russian literature, culture, or language is necessary.

RUSSIAN 231 - Russian Culture and Society: An Introduction
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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ISBN: 0521175585
The Cambridge Companion to modern Russian culture, Author: edited by Nicholas Rzhevsky., Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2. ed. 2012
ISBN: 0393956237
Crime and punishment : the Coulson translation, backgrounds and sources, essays in criticism, Author: Feodor Dostoevsky ; edited by George Gibian., Publisher: W.W. Norton 3rd ed. 1989
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