19th Century Russian Literature


Name Email Phone
John and Jan Kinar jrkinar@gmail.com 608-238-2826

This semester we will continue reading 19th Century Russian literature with two more classics. We will start with “Crime and Punishment” by Fyodor Dostoevsky. We will next read “Fathers and Children” by Ivan Turgenev. If we have time we may also read a short novel or play by Anton Chekhov.

For the first class read Part 1 of “Crime and Punishment.” We will be using the Oliver Ready translation in the Penguin Deluxe edition, ISBN: 978-0143107637.

For “Fathers and Children” we will use the Michael R. Katz translation in the Norton Critical Editions (2nd Edition), ISBN: 978-0393927979.


Fitchburg Senior Center

Meeting Day


Meeting Time

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Start Date

February 28, 2020

End Date

May 1, 2020


Regular reading/discussion

Class Size


Class Notes

To Enroll: Class size limited,  contact course coordinator about enrollment status.This is a popular course and often has a waiting list. 

# of Sessions: 10

Course Materials, Notes: Read description above carefully for list of books, versions and what should be read assignment before class starts.

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