Spring 2013 Core Course: RUSS 2231, Fairy Tales of Russia

Folk beliefs and folk tales are a rich and enduring component of Russian culture. This course will introduce you to a wide selection of Russian folk and fairy tales, and will examine the cultural, social, and political values they reflect. We will examine the continuing cultural influence of fairy tales and folk beliefs in literature, music, folk art, and film, as well as in the political propaganda of the 20th century. This course fulfills the core requirement for “Literature and the Arts.”

November 19, 2012 • Vicki Grove • vicki.grove@colorado.edu