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Heroes in Literature, Science, and Music Discuss this eTheme

Students will learn about heroic composers, musicians, and other artists who overcame challenges to keep their art alive. Includes links to resources about Soviet-era artists such as: composer Dmitri Shostakovich, conductor/cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, theatrical director/producer Vsevolod Meyerhold, novelist/playwright Mikhail Bulgakov, novelist/activist/dissident Alexander Solhenitsyn, poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, and many others who were not as fortunate. Also includes links to the eThemes resources on the writer Ayn Rand, the physicist Albert Einstein, and the Classical epic poem “The Odyssey” by Homer.

Grades

  • 9,
  • 10,
  • 11,
  • 12

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Created: November 16, 2006 at 12:46 | Updated: January 03, 2013 at 16:47