Jun 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RUS 401 - Russian Folklore


Folkloric traditions and texts are a vitally important element of Russian culture. In this course we will read a range of Russian-language folktales, including medieval byliny, popular fairy tales as well as contemporary responses to folklore. We will also explore the folkloric traditions of some of the non-Slavic indigenous peoples whose ancestral lands are now part of the Russian Federation. Primary texts in Russian with secondary texts available in Russian and English.  Students will have one weekly AT session with a native speaker.
Satisfies the 400-level Russian language requirement for the major in Russian Studies and the major in Russian Language & Literature.

Prerequisites & Notes
RUS 202 or equivalent. 

Appropriate for any student who has completed RUS 202. Taught in Russian.