Dostoevsky: The Brothers Karamazov

In this course we will read and discuss Dostoevsky’s masterpiece, one of the great works of world literature. We shall also view and discuss selected scenes from the excellent 2009 Russian television series of the novel.  MSC. Limit 28.

Required Book(s): Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov  ISBN# 0-374-52837-3; (any translation may be used, but reference in class will be to Pevear and Volokhonsky)

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George Young has degrees from Duke and Yale, taught Russian and general humanities for many years at Grinnell, Dartmouth, the University of New England, and has offered courses in Russian literature at OLLI and Midcoast Senior College. His most recent book is: The Russian Cosmists, Oxford University Press, 2012.

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