RUSN 234 From Pushkin to Chekhov: Russia's Great Century

Between 1800 and 1900 Russia went from a society without any real literature theater or art to a world leader in all three areas. This course follows the rapid evolution of Russian artistic output by examing the poetry of Pushkin the short stories of Gogol the novels of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy and the great plays of Chekhov. Russia's evolution in visual art will also be examined through the masterpieces of Repin and others. Course taught in English; no knowledge of Russian required.

Credits

4 units

Core Requirements Met

  • Regional Focus