REES 310 – LEC 0.50 – Course ID: 012444 – Russian Folklore

This course examines the cultural background of East Slavic mythology. Elements of the Russian fairy tale and Bylina (Epic Song) – such as a hero’s or a heroine’s journeys to the Other World, goddess worship, and the fearsome beings (for example the Baba-Yaga, the Zmei and Koshchei) – are analyzed. [Note: Formerly REES 220. Taught in English. This course will have a Slavic language component for students in REES academic plans.]

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