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Skidmore College
First-Year Experience

Scribner Seminar Program
Course Description

War and Peace and Eugene Onegin in Literature and the Performing Arts

Instructor(s): Isabel Brown, Dance

Through a mix of reading. watching, listening, writing, and class discussion, the course will draw students into two works of great Russian literature and their transformation into performance. The texts for the course will be Tolstoy's epic novel, War and Peace, and Pushkin's epic poem, Eugene Onegin. These will be supplemented by operatic, balletic, and dramatic performances inspired by the texts.

Course Offered