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ENGL 2229 Literature of the Other Europe (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

A survey of outstanding and influential works of and about the political and social upheavals of the twentieth century in Central and Southeastern Europe. A study of the often-shared themes of frontier and identity (political and religious), exile, and apocalypse in the works of selected leading writers, such as Witold Gombrowicz (Poland), Bruno Schulz (Poland), Bohumil Hrabal (Czech Republic), Milan Kundera (Czech), Dubravka Ugresic (Croatia), Mesa Selimovic (Bosnia), Muharem Bazdulj (Bosnia), and Emilian Stanev (Bulgaria).


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Cynthia Simmons and Maxim D Shrayer

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: SLAV2069

Comments: All readings in English translation


Last Updated: 24-Feb-15