RUSS 2241 - The Vampire in Literature and the Visual Arts Course uri icon

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  • Introduces students to the folkloric and historic origins of the vampire of contemporary culture. Students will read both Russian and Western literary works, analyzing the image of the vampire as represented in folk narrative, popular fiction and film. Students will learn to apply critical approaches to understanding the vampire metaphorically, symbolically and as a demonized other. Taught in English.