Major Russian Novels

Schools of Public Engagement: Humanities

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Major Russian Novels

Fall 2019

Taught By: Val Vinokur

Section: A

CRN: 7108

Credits: 3

This seminar will focus on the richness of 19th and 20th century Russian fiction (in English translation), and may include novels by Mikhail Lermontov, Nikolai Gogol, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Lev Tolstoy, Isaac Babel, and Lidiya Ginzburg. In addition to attending to the social and historical contexts of these works, the course may consider such topics as literary evolution, genre theory, ethics and aesthetics, religion in literature and literature as religion.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Humanities (NHUM)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 22

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 9:16am 9/21/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 1:55pm - 3:45pm

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 618

Date Range: 8/29/2019 - 12/12/2019