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139: FYS: Reading Fairy Tales

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This course focuses on the origins, cultural and social history, psychology, gender dynamics and literary genre of Fairy Tales. We will examine some of the most influential works by Hans Christian Andersen and the Brothers Grimm in a variety of interdisciplinary contexts. The second half of the course will consider selected adaptations of these tales in different media, including illustrated books, paintings, poems, novels, short stories and films from different historical eras. The course will analyze how the meaning of these original tales has changed over time and how they have been transformed by contemporary culture.
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Section 00 - Traditional Day

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    Course earns 1.00 units with a Maximum Enrollment of 0
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  • Schedule:
    TR, 9:30 AM-10:45 AM
  • Instructor:
    Grant Scott