FOLK 241 401 Great Story Collections
Lecture: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00-12:00 noon.
Crosss-listed with: COML 193
DISTRIBUTION: ARTS & LETTERS (Class of '09
This course is intended
those with no prior background in folklore or knowledge of various
Texts range in age from the first century to the twentieth and
from the Middle East to Europe to the United States. Each
displays various techniques of collecting folk materials and making
concrete. Each in its own way also raises different issues of genre
canon formation, cultural values, and context.
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