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Major in Russian Language and Literature
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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2015–2017 Programs of Study and Courses for Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Russian 860 Courses in Russian Literature (may be taught in English)  

Courses in Russian Literature (may be taught in English)

01:860:259 Con Men, Gamblers, and Radicals: The Russian 19th Century (3) A survey of 19th-century Russian literature in its historical context. All readings and discussion in English. Satisfies Core Curriculum goal AH p.
01:860:260 Russian Literature and Revolution (3) Russian literature in the 20th century: poetry, prose, short story, other narrative forms.  All readings and discussion in English. Satisfies Core Curriculum goal AH p.
01:860:315 Reading Russian Literature in Russian (3) Introduction to critical issues involved in reading literary texts in Russian. Stylistic register, how grammar is used to create meaning, historical dimensions of style, and lexicon.
All readings in Russian. Required of all majors. Prerequisite: 01:860:202 or 207 or permission of instructor.
01:860:319 Special Topics in Russian Studies (3) Variable content. Intensive study of a particular topic related to Russia and Russian culture. Specific topics available at time of registration.
01:860:320 Special Topics in Russian Studies (3) Variable content. Intensive study of a particular topic related to Russia and Russian culture. Specific topics available at time of registration. Credit not given for both this course and 01:082:358. May be conducted in English.
01:860:322 Love and Death in the Russian Short Story (3) Russian short fiction from the 19th to the 21st century. Includes readings in genre theory and the study of critical concepts useful for analyzing fiction. All readings and discussion in English. Satisfies Core Curriculum goals AH o, p, WC d.
01:860:325 St. Petersburg: The City as Monument (3) Variable content. Intensive study of a particular topic related to St. Petersburg. Specific topics available at time of registration. Corequisites: Language courses during the summer program in St. Petersburg, Russia. All readings and discussion in English. Offered only as part of summer program in St. Petersburg.
01:860:329 The World According to Gogol (3) Study of fiction and comedies by Nikolai Gogol (1809-1852), including The Government Inspector and Dead Souls. Focus on Gogol's idiosyncratic narrative techniques. All readings and discussion in English.
01:860:330 Dostoevsky (3) Major works in historical, intellectual, and aesthetic contexts. Brothers Karamazov, Crime and Punishment, Notes from the Underground, and short works. All readings and discussion in English. Satisfies Core Curriculum goals AH o, p. Credit not given for both this course and 01:195:311.
01:860:331 Tolstoy (3) Study of Tolstoy's major novel Anna Karenina and his short fiction, drama, and excerpts from autobiographical writings. All readings and discussion in English. Satisfies Core Curriculum goals AH o, p, WC d.
01:860:332 Russian Poetry (3) Reading, analysis, and discussion of 19th- and 20th-century poetry. Prerequisite: 01:860:202 or 207 or 208; or permission of instructor. All readings in Russian.
01:860:334 Empire in Russian Culture (3) Study of empire in 19th-21st-century Russian literature, visual arts, and film. Credit not given for both this course and 01:195:334.
01:860:335 Landscapes of the Mind: Country and City in Russian Literature and Art (3) Moscow and St. Petersburg; the Russian countryside versus the exotic sublime; the idyll versus the reality of peasant life; the city and modernism; utopia and antiurban impulse. Credit not given for both this course and 01:082:356.
01:860:336 Art and Literature of the Soviet Period and the Varieties of Nonconformism (3) Official literature and art; literary and art institutions. Official and unofficial art; alternative venues. Credit not given for both this course and 01:082:356.
01:860:337 Russian and Soviet Cinema (3) Survey of 20th- and 21st-century Russian cinema. No knowledge of Russian required.
01:860:338,339 Zimmerli Museum Internship in Russian Art (3,3) Research work related to Dodge and Riabov collections; assisting in development, coordination of special exhibitions, translation, and compiling artists' files. Prerequisite: Permission of program director. Credit not given for both these courses and 01:082:359,360. Knowledge of Russian necessary.
01:860:340 Nabokov (3) Study of the literary and autobiographical works by the Russian-American writer Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) in their historical, political, and cultural contexts.
01:860:347 Russian Theater (3) Reading, analysis, and discussion of major Russian playwrights.
01:860:348 Autobiographical Creations in Russian Literature (3) Examination of the ways Russian writers imagine and represent the self in autobiographical works of literature. Topics include relationships between personal experience and history; narrative techniques; genre distinctions; catastrophic experiences (Gulag, war). All readings and discussion in English.
01:860:349 The Second World War in Russian Literature and Film: Comparative Perspectives (3) Interpretation of the Russian experience and memory of World War II through a study of films, short stories, novels, poetry, music, diaries, documentary, and journalistic accounts. All readings and discussion in English.
01:860:433 Pushkin and His Age (3) Historical examination of Russian literary scene during the period 1740 to 1841, in Russian. Prerequisites: 01:860:301 and at least one 300-level course in Russian literature or permission of instructor. All readings in Russian.
01:860:435 Gender and Sexuality in Russian Literature (3) A study of gender and sexuality in Russian literature and culture in the framework of gender theory. Topics include: erotic utopias; gender, desire, and dystopia; sexuality and morality; same-sex love and cultural taboos; cross-dressing; gender stereotypes and their defiance.
01:860:485 Russia's Rival Capitals: Moscow and St. Petersburg (3) Cultural heritage of Russia's rival capitals, with attention to the interactions between city and text. Topics include evolving cultural myths of St. Petersburg and Moscow; the city as a place for negotiating national identity and history; representations across different genres and media; the city and the imaginary (urban phantasmagoria, dreams, terrors).
01:860:486 Seminar in Russian Literature (3) Intensive reading and research in one specific aspect of Russian letters. Critical and analytical paper required. Prerequisites: 01:860:301 and at least one 300-level course in Russian literature or permission of instructor.
01:860:487 Senior Thesis (3) Extended research paper written in close consultation with an instructor. Prerequisite: 01:860:486.
01:860:488 Seminar: Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov (3) Intensive reading of Dostoevsky's last novel in the context of other classic writings on science, religion, and faith: Freud, Nietzsche, the Bible, Kierkegaard, and others. All readings and discussion in English.
01:860:489 Seminar: Tolstoy's War and Peace (3) Detailed study of Leo Tolstoy's monumental novel War and Peace (1869) in its historical, cultural, and critical context. All readings and discussion in English. Credit not given for this course and  01:195:489. Satisfies Core Curriculum goal WC d.
01:860:493,494 Independent Study: Russian (3,3) Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
01:860:496-497 Honors in Russian (3,3) Preparation for research paper and oral examination under direction of a faculty adviser. Prerequisite: Permission of honors committee. Both semesters must be completed to receive credit.
 
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