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ANT 322T ANT 322T. Russian Myths and Folktales. 3 Hours.

Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 34) and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 325 (Topic 22). Examination of the Russian folktale, its roots in ancient, pre-Christian Slavic religious tradition, its connections with other forms of folklore such as myth and legend, and its transformation in modern Russian literature. Subjects include the continuing influence of folklore explored through various aspects of Russian culture, including literature, music, ballet, film, and popular culture. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Anthropology 322T, 325L (Topic 12), Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 34), Russian 330 (Topic 9), Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies 325 (Topic 22). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.