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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

RUSS 3120 - Short Stories of Post-Revolutionary Russia

This course is devoted to reading short stories from the period of 1917 to the present including authors such as M. Zoshchenko, A. Solzhenitsyn, and V. Pelevin. Students will read stories in both Russian and English and work to comprehend both the social behavior and psychology of the relationships within them. The course also examines the political and social concerns of the revolutionary time period implicit within this literature. Students will study the advanced language structures used in these stories to acquire a deeper understanding of how the Russian language functions.

Prerequisite: RUSS 2002 with a grade of C or higher or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages