Vladimir Nabokov's Short Stories (in Russian)

In this course students will enter the world of Nabokov's short fiction and learn to recognize his innovative literary style, obsessive themes, and artistic strategies. Students will increase their passive and active vocabulary and improve their speaking, writing and reading fluency in Russian. Students will translate excerpts from each work discussed. Each student will write a short essay on a story of their choosing and present it to the class. Class meets once weekly for 75 minutes. All work will be in Russian.

Units: 0.5

Max Enrollment: 15

Prerequisites: Prerequisite or co-requisite - RUSS 301, RUSS 302, RUSS 305, or RUSS 306.

Instructor: Weiner

Distribution Requirements: LL - Language and Literature

Typical Periods Offered: Fall

Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Fall