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SLAV 2179 Tolstoy and Dostoevsky (in translation) (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

A comparative study of two giants of world literature and their opposing perceptions of reality, art, and civilization. A reading of their principal novels and short prose, with a focus on psychological, moral, and religious questions and in light of twentieth-century literary theory.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Cynthia Simmons and Maxim D. Shrayer

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: ENGL3303

Comments: All readings in English translation.
Conducted entirely in English. For a Russian-language version of this course see SLAV3163 (SL308), when it is offered.


Last Updated: 19-Feb-14