Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Office location and address
1605 Jefferson Park AveCharlottesville, Virginia 22904
Open to students with no knowledge of Russian. Studies the major works of Tolstoy.
May be repeated for credit.
Studies the works of Russia's most celebrated writers during the middle of the 19th century. Explores the many forms that 'realism' assumed in Russia at this time, and investigates how Russian writers responded to the calls of their contemporary critics to use literature to promote socially progressive ends.
Studies works by Zhukovsky, Batiushkov, Pushkin, Lermontov, Baratynsky, Tiutchev, and others.