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SLAV 2175 Women and Russian Literature (in translation) (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

A study of the representations of women in Russian literary works from the Kievan period to date, with a special emphasis on classical and post-modern literature. An exploration of the notions of the "strong woman" versus the "superfluous man", and of "terrible perfection", a discussion of the utility of these concepts in characterizing the literary representations.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Cynthia Simmons

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: ENGL1153

Comments: All texts read in English translation


Last Updated: 06-Mar-15