TOLSTOY AND RUSSIAN EXPERIENCE

RUSSIAN 325

Historical approach to Tolstoy's depictions of major societal and ethical issues (e.g., war, peace, marriage, death, religion, relationships). Culture of salons, print culture, censorship, and changing political climate. Central questions on the relationship of fiction and history: uses of fiction for understanding history and dangers of such an approach. Readings include selected fiction of Tolstoy, excerpts from journals and letters, and critical and historical accounts of nineteenth-century Russia. Instructor: Gheith

Day / Time: 

TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM

Location: 

Languages 320

Instructor: 

Apollonio, Carol

Section: 

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