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Great Story Collections

Subject Area
Course Number
FOLK 241 601
Course Code
FOLK241601
Course Key
64572
Day(s)
Tuesday
Time
6:30pm-9:30pm
Instructor
Secondary Program
Fulfills
Arts & Letters Sector (All Classes)
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.
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