SLA463H1: Themes in Russian Realism

Hours: 
24L/12S

What is distinctive about Russian realism? The course will examine nineteenth century Russian realist fiction in relation to various theoretical approaches, from Erich Auerbach to Roman Jakobson. We will read contemporary works of criticism and thought from Russia and Europe that may have influenced it.

Prerequisite: 

The equivalent of one FCE in literature

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)