Final Review

  • The final will cover the second part of the course:
    • Turgenev
    • Tolstoy
    • Dostoevsky
  • Review writers’ biographies
  • Historical background as it pertains to the writers’ lives
    • See the sidebar for Lectures on Russian History (Imperial)
  • The works we read (plot, characters, main ideas, the themes discussed in class)
  • Important figures and topics
    • Belinsky
    • Russian Nihilism
    • Westernizers vs Slavophiles
    • The Cossacks
    • See Lecture Notes for more
  • The format will be the same as for the midterm
  • If you have questions, email me.