ENGL 242 D: Reading Prose Fiction

Meeting Time: 
MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: 
SIG 225
SLN: 
14059
Instructor:
Galya Diment
Note: 
W/RUSS 120A

Additional Details:

From czars to comrades and to new Russians, from Alexander Pushkin and Fyodor Dostoevsky to Boris Akunin and Alexandra Marinina, the course will cover more than two centuries of Russian crime writing. Other featured writers include Anton Chekhov and Vladimir Nabokov. It’s all about who is good, who is evil, who is up, who is down, and, of course, who dunnit. All readings, lectures, and discussions will be in English. No prior knowledge of Russian, Russian literature or history is required to take this course. No prerequisites.

1. Sheinin, The Diary of Crimonologist

http://www.amazon.com/Diary-Criminologist-Lev-Sheinin/dp/1410210391/ref=...

2. Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment (Definitely that edition and translation.

Http://www.amazon.com/Crime-Punishment-Norton-Critical-Editions/dp/0393956237/r...

3. Nabokov, Despair

http://www.amazon.com/Despair-Vladimir-Nabokov/dp/0679723439/ref=sr_1_1?...

4. Chekhov, Murder

http://www.amazon.com/Murder-Anton-Chekhov/dp/1162702850/ref=sr_1_1?s=bo...

5. Pushkin, Queen of Spades

http://www.amazon.com/Queen-Spades-Stories-Penguin-Classics/dp/014044119...

6. Gladilin, Racetrack

http://www.amazon.com/Moscow-Racetrack-Novel-Espionage-Track/dp/B006G89E...

7. Boris Akunin, Winter Queen

http://www.amazon.com/Winter-Queen-Novel-Fandorin-Mystery/dp/0812968778/...

8. Kurkov, Death and the Penguin

http://www.amazon.com/Death-Penguin-Melville-International-Crime/dp/1935...

Catalog Description: 
Critical interpretation and meaning in works of prose fiction, representing a variety of types and periods.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 1, 2016 - 8:53am