GER 231 Folk and Literary Fairy Tales (3) MPF

Introduction to the principles of folklore studies. Close reading of all 210 tales in the Grimms’ collection, and a survey of literary fairy tales from Goethe to Hesse and Kafka. Emphasis in the second half of the course is on the way literary tales use folklore motifs. Readings and discussion in English. IIB, Cul, H. CAS-B-LIT.

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