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Fall 2017
Jan 19, 2018
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RUSS 450 - Lit of the Other Europe
This course examines highlights in modern Croatian, Czech, Polish, Serbian, Slovak, and Ukrainian literatures. It focuses on literature in both its literary and historical contexts, in particular on questions of national identity defined in relation to East and West. The course will cover salient texts of Romanticism, Realism, Modernism, the post-World War II period, and the post-Soviet period. This course is taught in English, and all materials are in English translation.

Students will read and discuss selected poems, short stories, plays, and novels by leading authors such as Adam Mickiewicz, Taras Shevchenko, Karel Mácha, Ivo Andri?, Czes?aw Mi?osz, Lina Kostenko, Václav Havel, Milan Kundera, Danilo Kiš, Yuri Andrukhovych, Wis?awa Szymborska, Tadeusz Konwicki, Dubravka Ugreši?, and others. (Taught in English; satisfies the HUMW-II requirement.)

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Russian Department

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