Courses: Great Questions of Russ Lit (RUSSB112001)
Class Number: 1405
This course examines profound questions about the nature and purpose of human existence raised by preeminent 19th- and 20th-century Russian authors in major literary works, including Bulgakovs The Master and Margarita, Chekhovs The Seagull and The Cherry Orchard, Dostoevskys The Brothers Karamazov, Solzhenitsyns One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Tolstoys War and Peace and Turgenevs Sketches from a Hunters Album. Discussions address the definition of good and evil, the meaning of freedom, the role of rationality and the irrational in human behavior, and the relationship of art to life. No knowledge of Russian is required.
Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1405 Div: III
Bryn Mawr, RCCON