RUSS 251: HUSSARS, HOOKERS, HOLY FOOLS: 19TH-CENTURY RUSSIAN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION
|A. Course texts, required. Bookstore in Lampert Building, corner of Snelling & Grand.
- From Karamzin to Bunin: An Anthology of Russian Short Stories, ed.
C. Proffer, Bloomington, Indiana U Press. Short stories to be read intermittently
throughout the course.
- Lermontov, M., A Hero of Our Time . Tr. by Vl. and D. Nabokov, Ann
- Pushkin, A. S., Eugene Onegin. A Novel in Verse, tr. James Falen,
Oxford University Press, 1995 (Get THIS translation, please!)
- Turgenev, I., Fathers and Sons , tr. M. Katz, Norton--latest ed.
- Dostoevsky, F., Notes form Underground, tr. M. Katz, Norton
- Dostoevsky, F., Crime and Punishment, tr. J. Coulson, Oxford UP
- Tolstoy, L., Anna Karenina, tr. Pevear & Volokhonsky,
B. Books (RES in schedule)--2-hour reserve
- Handbook of Russian Literature, ed. V. Terras, Yale U Press, 1985--Your
major reference work for biographical and other background information throughout
the course. Our library holds two copies of this work, one of which I have
placed on Reserve in the library. (PG 2940 H29 1985).
C. Full references for some of our class readings
- Hammarberg, Gitta, "Poor
Liza, Poor Erast, Lucky narrator," Slavic and East European Journal 31, 3 (1987): 305-21
- Lermontov, Mikhail, "The Demon," Major Poetical Works, tr. Anatoly Liberman, Minneapolis,
Univ. of Minnesota Press, 1983, pp. 355-413 (alternate pp. only) PG3337.L4 A253 1983
Preface" to Pushkin, A.S. Eugene Onegin, tr. by Douglas Hofstadter,
New York, N.Y. : Basic Books, c1999, pp. ix-xli. PG3347 .E8 1999
- Scotto, Peter, "Prisoners
of the Caucasus: Ideologies of Imperialism in Lermontov's 'Bela'," in PMLA 107, 2 (March 1992): 246-60
- Gogol "The
Nose" in Gogol', N. Tales of Good and Evil, Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1957. PG3333 .A15 1957
- Eikhenbaum, Boris, "How
Gogol's 'Overcoat' is Made" Trahan, E. Gogol's Overcoat, Ann Arbor, MI : Ardis Publishers, l982. PG3332.S53 G6
- Durova, Nadezhda, biography and excerpts from The Cavalry Maiden, in Russian Women Writers, ed.
Christine Tomei, Vol. I, New York, Garland Publishing. pp.61-70, NOTE: This book is in the Reference section of the library: PG3203.W64R868
1999 v. 1
- Maria Zhukova, biography and excerpt from "My
Acquaintances from Kursk," pp.183-98 in the same anthology
- Nadezhda Khvoshchinskaia, biography and "After
the Flood," pp.261-83 in the same anthology
- Lidiia Zinov'eva-Annibal, biography and "The
Head of the Medusa," pp.443-57 in the same anthology
- Chekhov: The
Seagull , The
Plays of Anton Chekhov, New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 1997. PG3456.A19 S36 1997
C. Recommended general literary background sources (on 2-hour reserve in
- Proffer, C. and Ronald Meyer, Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature
in English. A Bibliography of Criticism and Translations, Ann Arbor, Ardis,1990. PG3012 .P76 1990
- Terras, Victor, A History of Russian Literature, New Haven, Yale
University Press, 1991 (PG 2950 T43 1991)
- The Cambridge History of Russian Literature, ed. Charles Moser.
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1989 (PG 2951 C36 1989)
- Mirsky, D. S., A History of Russian Literature: From its Beginnings
to 1900. New York, Vintage, 1958 (PG 2951 M492 1958x)
- Lantz, Kenneth, The Dostoevsky Encyclopedia, Westport, Conn, Greenwood
Press, 2004. PG3328.A09 L36 2004
- Emerson, Caryl, The Cambridge Introduction to Russian Literature. New York, Cambridge University Press, 2008. PG2951 E47 2008