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Modern Russian Literature and Culture: The Age of War and Revolution (SLAVIC 347)

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Modern Russian Literature and Culture: The Age of War and Revolution (SLAVIC 347)

Surveys major authors (may include: Mayakovsky, Babel, Kharms, Platonov, Bunin, Nabokov, Bulgakov, and Pasternak) and artistic tendencies in 20th century Russian literature and culture in the context of social and political turmoil in Russia from the 1917 revolution to the demise of Stalinism. An emphasis is placed on close reading and detailed analysis of artistic qualities of the literary works. Taught in English.