Fairy Tales: The Power of the Story (Remote)

Instructor(s)
Paula Kalamaras
Instructor of Lifelong Learning
Location
Online
Date
Thursdays, September 17-November 5
Time
10 - 11:30 a.m. EDT

From Grimm to Disney, ancient myths to Perrault, what are fairy tales and why are they important in our lives? Why are folktales different in each culture? What makes a legend? We will discuss these questions and so much more, including a whole cache of unknown tales discovered by accident recently in a German municipal town archive.

Required texts: Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale, Marina Warner; Angela Carter’s Book of Fairy Tales, Angela Carter

This seminar-style course has limited enrollment to allow small group discussion.

Member of Lifelong Learning Cost
$90
Nonmember Cost
$105

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This course is offered with the generous support of the Association for Continuing Education (ACE).