Analysis of Russian prose fiction. Selected authors and topics.
The course will deal with major Russian and American novels of Vladimir Nabokov: The Defense (or Luzhin's Defense), Despair, Pnin, and Lolita. Slavic grads should read the two Russian novels on the list in Russian.
For the rest of the description, please see Russ 240.
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