Capstone Seminar: Literature & Terrorism
Explores the manner in which terrorism has been depicted in literature. Emphasis on novels written primarily by Russian writers in the 19th and early 20th centuries when that country experienced waves of political violence unmatched elsewhere in the Western world and writers sought to grapple with the meaning of the violence in vivid and imaginative ways. Readings include: “The Secret Agent” by Joseph Conrad, “The Devils” by Fedor Dostoevsky, “Mother” by Maxim Gorky, and “Petersburg” by Andrei Belyi. One course.
ALP, CCI, CZ, EI, R