Offered in Spring 2014: RUSS 4861-001/ GSLL 5861 Absurd and Supernatural in Russian Literature

Why do we tell stories? What is the essence of narrative? Of fiction? Does life have meaning? What are the limits of the imagination? What does it mean to be a person?

Discover the grotesque, bizarre, surreal, absurd, supernatural and fantastic in Russian short stories and films.

T – Th 12:30 - 1:45 p.m. Econ 13. Taught in English. Instructor: Laura Olson Osterman (lolson@colorado.edu). Recommended prereq., one upper division humanities course.

November 20, 2013 • Laura Olson Osterman • lolson@colorado.edu