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August 2, 2021 / Irene2468

Registration begins September 1, 2021 for Newberry Seminar Mikhail Bulgakov: Early Satire and The Master and Margarita

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I invite you to join us online this fall to read and discuss prose works by Mikhail Bulgakov (1891 – 1940). Bulgakov is a master of Soviet literature whose unique inventiveness and bold imagination profoundly influenced the development of ‘magic realism’ in the West. We will explore the Moscow period of Bulgakov’s life when most of his masterpieces were written, including two of his satirical novellas from the 1920’s, The Fatal Eggs and Heart of a Dog, and his masterpiece The Master and Margarita.

Eight weekly, two-hour sessions are planned, starting on Saturday, September 25, 2021 and ending on Saturday, November 13, 2021. Click here for the complete seminar description, including the reading assignments and required texts.

Registration opens at 9:00 am (CT) on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Click on the Newberry’s seminar web page to register for the course.

Newberry Associates members at the Literati level and above will have access to early registration beginning August 25th at 10;00 am (CT). The Newberry offers a 10% discount to members, seniors, and students. Learn more about membership benefits and becoming a Newberry Associate here.

Please note: The Newberry is moving to a new registration system called Learning Stream. For more information about registration, including a guide to online registration, see the Registration Information page. More questions? Please contact Newberry staff via email at seminars@newberry.org.