Russian History and Film

Elective Courses

CINE 265 - Russian History and Film

RUSS 275
402 |Vladislav Todorov |MW 3:30-5pm

This course draws on fictional, dramatic and cinematic representation of Russian history based on Russian as well as non-Russian sources and interpretations. The discussions involve the following themes and historical personae: Ivan the Terrible; Rasputin, his uncanny powers and sex-appeal; Lenin and the October Revolution; Stalin and the cult of personality; images of war; the times of construction and the times of dismantling of the Soviet Colossus.

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