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RUSS6667

The Russian Fairy Tale

The Russian Fairy Tale: Fools, Villains, Magic Helpers and Their Use in Soviet Culture)

This seminar introduces students to the structural classification of Russian fairy tales and then focuses on the techniques Russian writers and filmmakers of different ideological persuasions and different periods of Soviet history use to harness the fairy tale's narratives, stylistics, and protagonists for the purpose of promoting or undermining Soviet values and mentalities.
Subject:
Russian
Department:
Russian
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Civ Cul & Soc Literature

Sections

Summer 2011

RUSS6667A-L11 Lecture (Slivkin)