Classics of Russian Literature and Textual Culture
Reading and writing about the classical works of Russian literature with intensive textual analysis, including prose (short stories and povesti), poetry, essays, fiction and nonfiction of the 19th and 20th centuries. Authors include Pushkin, Gogol, Lermontov, Turgenev, L. Tolstoy, Chekhov, Bunin. Writing component will develop expository prose style and rhetorical strategies. Taught in Russian. Prerequisite: Russian 401 and 402, or consent of instructor.