RUSS 143 - The Genius of Chekov: Theatre and Tales
Semester Offered: Fall
(Same as DRAM 143 ) Close reading of major plays and selected short stories by Anton Chekhov. Focus on the forms and themes of Chekhov’s works, as well as their historical contexts in terms of dramaturgy, reception and artistic legacy. Special attention is given to the spectrum of interpretations of Chekhov’s works in a transnational context. Accompanied by film screenings. In English. Charles Arndt III.
Open to all classes. Readings and discussions are in English. Russian majors see RUSS 243 .
Two 75-minute periods.
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