Reading and Composition (R&C)


227: Studies in Contemporary Literature

Internationalist Aesthetics: Soviet Culture and the World (combined with Slavic 280.002)

Thursday 2-5 6115 Dwinelle

This seminar seeks to explore the relationship between Soviet culture and the broader phenomenon of socialist internationalism in the 20th century. Readings will include Soviet writers who wrote about the wider world through an internationalist lens (Vladimir Mayakovsky, Vsevolod Ivanov, Isaac Babel, Boris Pil’niak, Sergei Tret’iakov), as well as non-Soviet writers who responded in various ways to the Soviet project and its international implications » read more »

Course Catalog Number: 31458