Courses: Russian Lit in Translation-Silver Age (RUSSB212001)

Fall 2010

Class Number: 1407
This course surveys novels, short stories, plays, and poetry associated with Russia’s turn into the 20th century and the rise of modernism. Contemporaneous works of music and painting are also considered. Readings include: Dostoevsky’s Notes from Underground, Tolstoy’s “The Death of Ivan Ilych,” Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard and Three Sisters, Mayakovsky’s “A Cloud in Trousers.” All readings, lectures, and discussions in English.
III
This course surveys novels, short stories, plays, and poetry
associated with Russia’s turn into the 20th century and the rise of
modernism. Contemporaneous works of music and painting are also
considered. Readings include: Dostoevsky’s Notes from Underground,
Tolstoy’s “The Death of Ivan Ilych,” Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard and
Three Sisters, Mayakovsky’s “A Cloud in Trousers.” All readings,
lectures, and discussions in English.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1407 Div: III

Department

Russian (Web site)

Taught By

Allen,Elizabeth

Location

Bryn Mawr, RCSEM

Meeting Times

MW 2:30pm-4:00pm