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LITR341 - Folklore

Course Details

Course Code: LITR341 Course ID: 2868 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course provides a survey of folk literature. Special emphasis is placed on identifying archetypes, themes, and motifs, which are the common threads of orally transmitted literature across place and time, which also carry over into other forms of literature and popular culture. Assigned readings represent a sampling of folklore from around the world from ancient to modern eras. Some subjects include: magic, tricksters, heroism, taboo, and shapeshifters. Students will participate in a research project throughout the course. (Prerequisites: ENGL101 or ENGL110)





Prerequisites

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Book Title:Archetypes and Motifs in Folklore and Literature: Handbook- E-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780765612601
Publication Info:M.E. Sharpe
Author:Garry, Jane
Unit Cost:$146.13
Book Title:Once Told: An Anthology of World Folklore - e-book link provided inside the classroom
ISBN:LITR341-NTMO
Publication Info:APUS
Author:Ross, Brandy
Book Title:To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.