SLA256H1: Firebirds and Other Wonders: The World of Slavic Folklore

Hours: 
24L

An introduction to the comparative study of folk narratives – fairy-tales, legends, epics, from Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, and the Balkans. Topics include the structural and psychological analysis and interpretation of oral folk traditions; the cultural specificity of Slavic folklore; its adaptation and treatment in literature, music, and visual arts. Taught in English, all readings in English.

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)