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Humanities Exploration
Course examines fairy tales in literature and film from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century. Particular focus will be paid to the tradition of rewriting folk tales - the Grimms' rewriting of older French and Italian folk and fairy tales and Disney's rewriting of the Grimms' fairy tales. Course will compare French, Italian, German, and American fairy tale traditions and investigate the resurgence of fairy tale motives in Hollywood blockbuster films. Taught in English.