Monday, February 27, 2012

Week 6 – Feb. 28 & March 1


Tuesday: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Read: “Introduction: Snow White” (74-80); Giambattista Basile, “The Young Slave” (80-83); Brothers Grimm, “Snow White” (74-89)
S. Gilbert and S. Gubar, “Snow White and Her Wicked Stepmother,” in: The Classic Fairy Tale, pp 291-297
Report 10: Marcia Lieberman, “’Some Day My Prince Will Come’: Female Acculturation through the Fairy Tale,” in Jack Zipes, “Don’t Bet on the Prince,” pp 185-200. On reserve-Hoover Library: Ref. # [813.08352 D688] 

Thursday: Read: “Lasair Gheug, the King of Ireland’s Daughter” (90-96)
Ann Sexton, “Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs” (96-100)
Report 11: Jack Zipes, “Walt Disney’s Civilizing Mission,” pp. 193-212.
Report 12: S. Gilbert and S. Gubar, “The Queen’s Looking Glass,” in The Madwoman in the Attic, pp. 36-44. On Blackboard under Course Documents or On reserve in Hoover Library.

Blog Entry 6: Watch the music clip “Sonne” by Rammstein on YouTube and compare the story and persons, motives, symbols in the music video with those in the Snow White fairy tales we have read in class. What is similar? What is different? Which one do you like better and why? Blog is due by Sunday, March 4.
Recommended Film: “Snow White 1937”, Directed by Walt Disney, 1937 (84 minutes). Watch the film in the Foreign Language Lab. It is available on the Foreign Language Server under Movies. The lab is open Sunday-Thursday, 5-10 p.m.

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