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Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RUSS 29400 - Folklore and Literature (W)

Hunter Core
World Culture and Global Issues (WCGI)
Pluralism and Diversity

Students will be introduced to basic concepts of literature and folklore to increase, through a comparative study, their understanding and appreciation of both art forms. Works in English of major Russian writers such as Pushkin, Gogol and Pilnyak will be read in juxtaposition with folklore genres in search of how literary texts mirror folklore subjects. European, African and South American literature and folklore will be introduced or comparative purposes.
prereq: ENGL 12000
3 hrs
3 cr.