Folklore, Myth and Oral Narrative
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

Topics will include myth, folklore, life histories, jokes, riddles and other forms of oral narrative. The place of folklore and myth studies in the history of anthropology will be examined. Various textual approaches, including functionalist and structuralist analyses, will be considered. Considerable attention will be paid to the social context of folklore events, myth-telling and narrative performances.

Additional Course Information
One of AN100, AN110 or AN120 (or the former AN101); registration status: Year 3 or Year 4 Anthropology program OR Year 3 or Year 4 honours arts program.
AN213, AN323.