Studies in Russian-French Cultural History




A survey of Russian-French intellectual, literary, and artistic contacts and mutual influences, from the 18th through the 20th centuries. Topics may include: transnational circulation of genres, styles, aesthetic programs, philosophical concepts, and political ideas; cultural tourism; cultural appropriation and misreading; direct contacts between French and Russian intellectual and artistic elites. Taught in English by a group of instructors. All readings in English. Students who read French and/or Russian are encouraged to read in the original.

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Creative and Cultural Representations (1).