This course introduces the rich heritage of Russian theater from the nineteenth century to the present day. We begin with Pushkin, Gogol, Turgenev, and Chekhov and continue with early twentieth-century theatrical experiments, Soviet plays, and post-Perestroika works. No knowledge of Russian required or expected. Fulfills the cultural diversity requirement.
Students entering 2012: satisfies the Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric distribution requirement. Students entering before 2012: satisfies Literature distribution requirement.