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Title Classics of Russian literature [videorecording] / Irwin Weil.

Imprint Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    891.709 CLA  pt.1    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    891.709 CLA  pt.2    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    891.709 CLA  pt.3    Available
Description 6 videodiscs (ca. 18 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (iv, 223 p. ; 19 cm.)
Series The great courses
Great courses (DVD)
Note "Literature & English language"--Container cover insert.
In three parts (containers). Each part consists of twelve lectures on two discs.
Contents pt. 1. (discs 1-2) (lectures 1-12). Origins of Russian literature ; Curch and the folk in Old Kiev ; Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin, 1799-1837 ; Exile, rustic seclusion, and Onegin ; December's uprising and two poets meet ; Poet contrasts talent versus mediocrity ; St. Petersburg glorified and death embraced ; Nikolai Vasil'evich Gogol', 1809-1852 ; Russian grotesque, overcoats to dead souls ; Fedor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky, 1821-1881 ; Near mortality, prison, and an underground ; Second wife and a great crime novel begins -- pt. 2. (discs 3-4) (lectures 13-24). Inside the troubled mind of a criminal ; Generation of the Karamazovs ; Novelistic presence of Christ and Satan ; Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy, 1828-1910 ; Tale of two cities and a country home ; Family life meets military life ; Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord ; Family life makes a comeback ; Tolstoy the preacher ; Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev, 1818-1883 ; Stresses between two generations ; Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, 1860-1904 -- pt. 3. (discs 5-6) (lectures 25-36). M. Gorky (Aleksei M. Peshkov), 1868-1936 ; Literature and revolution ; Tribune - Vladimir Maiakovsky, 1893-1930 ; Revolution makes a u-turn ; Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov, 1905-1984 ; Revolutions and civil war ; Mikhail Mikhailovich Zoshchenko, 1895-1958 ; Among the godless - religion and family life ; Boris Leonidovich Pasternak, 1890-1960 ; Poet in and beyond society ; Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn, born 1918 ; Many colors of Russian literature.
Performer Lecturer: Irwin Weil.
Summary Thirty six lectures by Irwin Weil, of Northwestern University, exploring the history of Russian literature from its origins through the twentieth century.
System Details DVD.
Subject Russian literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Russian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Educational films.
Filmed lectures.
Added Author Weil, Irwin.
Teaching Company.
ISBN 1598031864
Music No. 2830 Teaching Co.

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