RUS 2 Russian Culture.

Examines Russian culture from the point of view of artistic media, including major literary works, films, and varieties of folkloric expression. Russian folklore, film, and literature often explore some of the same issues, central to the society they reflect, like rebellion and revolution, alienation and the creation of a community, and the intricacies of social and sexual relationships. Through the study of diverse elite and popular approaches to these topics, you gain an appreciation of some pervasive Russian attitudes and concerns.

1. RUS 137 Russian Folklore (3) (MPF), or
RUS/ENG 255 Russian Literature from Pushkin to Dostoevsky in English Translation (3) (MPF); and

2. RUS/ENG 256 Russian Literature in English Translation: Tolstoy to Nabokov (3), or
RUS 257/ENG 267 Russian Literature in English Translation: Pasternak to Present (3); and

3. FST/RUS 263 Soviet and Post-Soviet Russian Cinema (3)

Note: Not open to Russian majors.

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