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


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

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