Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature (G) (3)
Masterpieces of the modern Russian literary tradition, from the groundbreaking works of Pushkin to those of Gogol, Turgenev, Dostoevsky, and Tolstoy.
Twentieth-Century Russian Literature (G) (3)
Survey of major works from pre-Revolutionary to post-Soviet Russia. Topics include modernism; literary engagement and the 1917 Revolution; socialist realism; and dissidence and the literary underground.
The Russian Short Story (G) (3)
The development of the short story in Russia, from the Imperial era to
the contemporary avant-garde. Readings illustrate the genre's broad
range, from the satirical to the documentary.
Dostoevsky and Tolstoy (G) (3)
Principal works, concentrating on Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov and Tolstoy's War and Peace.
Nabokov (G) (3)
Vladimir Nabokov's stories and novels, from his Russian period (The
Defense, The Gift, Invitation to a Beheading) to his celebrated
English-language works (Lolita, Speak, Memory, Pale Fire).
Chekhov (G) (3)
A survey of short stories and the major dramas.
Special Topics in Russian Literature (G) (3)
Study of a particular writer, genre, theme, or historical period.
Individual Study in Russian (G) (3,3)
A course for advanced students in which a program of research is conducted under the direction of the instructor.