Russia Literature: Utopia/Dystopia
Tuesday August 22, 2017
6:30 PM until 8:00 PM
~~Join us as Professor Dr. Paul Karpuk, CCSU English Department, leads this discussion of the themes of Utopia / Dystopia in Russian Literature. Please read Zamiatin's We and Olesha's Envy in preparation for this lecture
We (1924) is set in a futuristic, authoritarian dystopia. It was so incendiary when published that the Soviet Union blocked its publication until 1988. Envy (1927) explores a period of confusion and hypocrisy, as Communist society adopts Capitalistic policies.
Location: Avon Library Community Room
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