The Russian Fairy Tale: Fools, Villains, Magic Helpers and Their Use in Soviet Culture)

This seminar introduces students to the structural classification of Russian fairy tales and then focuses on the techniques Russian writers and filmmakers of different ideological persuasions and different periods of Soviet history use to harness the fairy tale's narratives, stylistics, and protagonists for the purpose of promoting or undermining Soviet values and mentalities.

3:00pm-4:59pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday (Jun 30, 2011 to Aug 12, 2011)
Axinn Center 104