Feb 06, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

RES 291 - Perspectives in 20th-Century Central and Eastern European Literature

4 credits (Fall or Spring)
Cross-listed as: GLS 291 . This course examines and analyzes a number of 20th-century works in translation from several countries of Central and Eastern Europe (primarily, but not limited to, the former-Yugoslavia, Poland, and the former-Czechoslovakia). Attention is devoted to how writers, artists, poets, and others attempt to understand and respond to major events and issues in specific countries, and in the region in general: war, genocide, revolution, totalitarianism, political repression, clashes of religion and culture, and quests for (self-)identity.

Prerequisite: None.
Note: Not offered every year.
Plus-2 option available.
Foreign language option available in Polish for course and +2.
Instructor: Armstrong