Dimensions of Memory: Russian Fiction and Film
This course is for Focus students only. Russia's turbulent history and role of memory in society recounted through its literature and film, including terrific recent film. Short works by Russia's most famous authors (Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov) as well as the writings of lesser-known, important writers; comparison of written works with films made of the stories. Exploration of the main trends of Russian culture through its literature and film; focus on differences between film and written narrative and on visual art in recent film. Taught in English. One course.