Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky (in English translation)

CAS LR 285

Close reading of Tolstoy's War and Peace and Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov. Discussion of Russian masters and larger themes: epic tradition from Homer to Tolstoy; continuity of "tragic world view"; the contrasts between the epic mode and the dramatic, and between two opposed views of God and history. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS.

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