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Galya Diment
RUSS 240
Seattle Campus

Vladimir Nabokov

Examines the works of Vladimir Nabokov, from his early novels written in Europe to his later masterpieces, including Lolita, Pnin, Pale Fire, and Ada. Offered: AWSp.

Class description

The course will deal with major Russian and American novels of Vladimir Nabokov: The Defense (or Luzhin's Defense), Despair, Pnin, and Lolita.

ALL READINGS AND DISCUSSIONS ARE IN ENGLISH. NO PRE-REQUISITES!

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lecture and discussion.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Reading and writing

Class participation (20%); Midterm (for all but longer for grads and Honors; 30%); Final (Papers for grads; longer exams for Honors; 50%)


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Galya Diment
Date: 03/15/2014