[RUSS 255] 20th-Century Russian Literature in Translation

An examination of 20th-century Russian literature both before and after the Revolution. Topics will include the anti-realist trends of the early part of the century, the development of the avant-garde, the effect of revolution and civil war on literature and the arts, the boldly creative NEP period, the invention and implementation of Socialist Realism, problems of censorship and dissent, the “Thaw,” and developments in literature in the post-Stalin years.

Course Title

20th-Century Russian Literature in Translation

Course Code

RUSS 255



Fulfills Domain/Capstone Requirements



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