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Dostoyevsky declared it to be “flawless as a work of art;” Faulkner described it as “the best ever written.”

Explore Tolstoy’s masterpiece, Anna Karenina, in its literary, political, religious and psychological contexts. Close attention will be paid to the text, as translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky.

 

Brief Bio

Liza Knapp is Department Chair of the Slavic Department at Columbia University. She co-edited the Modern Language Association's Approaches to Teaching Anna Karenina and served as the online literary expert for Oprah Winfrey’s Book Club selection of Anna Karenina. She was born in New York City and holds degrees from Harvard College and Columbia University.

 

This class is part of the 7 Days of Genius series.

7 Days of Genius receives generous support from individuals and organizations, including the John Templeton Foundation.


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