Fall 2014





Great Story Collections

Term: 
Spring 2014
Online: 
No
Subject Area: 
FOLKLORE (FOLK)
Course Number: 
FOLK 241 601
Schedule: 
Tuesday 6:30pm-9:30pm
Day(s): 
Tuesday
Instructor: 

AZZOLINA, DAVID

Crosslistings: 
COML193601, ENGL099601
Secondary Program: 
The Young Scholars Program
Course Description: 

This course is intended for those with no prior background in folklore or knowledge of various cultures. Texts range in age from the first century to the twentieth, and geographically from the Middle East to Europe to the United States. Each collection displays various techniques of collecting folk materials and making them concerete. Each in its own way also raises different issues of genre, legitimacy, canon formation, cultural values and context.