Explore the World of Modern Russian Literature

In this 8 week semester course, we will explore the history and evolution of Russian literature
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45 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 8 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Tue Sep 6

Sep 6 - Oct 25 (8 weeks)
8pm - 8:45pm

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Class Experience

Students will explore the chronological development of Russian literature within the context of Russian history.  Students will learn and use key literary terms needed for the analysis of each of these pieces.
Writing assignments will be offered each class for students to submit independently for feedback and assessment.
Students will need access to the following texts:
Week 2- Eugene Onegin (poem) by Pushkin  http://www.gutenberg.org/files/23997/23997-h/23997-h.htm
Week 3- White Nights by Dosteovsky  http://www.gutenberg.org/files/36034/36034-h/36034-h.htm
Week 4- Fathers and Sons by Turgenev   http://www.gutenberg.org/files/47935/47935-h/47935-h.htm
Week 5- The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Tolstoy  https://web.stanford.edu/~jsabol/existentialism/materials/tolstoy_death_ilyich.pdf
Week 6- The Cherry Orchard (play) by Chekhov  https://www.ibiblio.org/eldritch/ac/chorch.htm
Week 7-  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Solzhenitsyn  http://www.kkoworld.com/kitablar/aleksandr_soljenitsin_ivan_denisovichin_bir_gunu-eng.pdf
Week 8-  Oman Ra by Pelevin  (purchase or find at the library)
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Brandy DahlenUniv. of Cambridge, M.A., History, Literature, and Writing Teacher
254 total reviews
456 completed classes

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