Irish Folklore 1

University of Limerick

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Irish Folklore 1

  • Host University

    University of Limerick

  • Location

    Limerick, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Irish Culture

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    An introduction to Irish folklore with special reference to the following areas: definitions of
    folklore; folklore collection and classification; verbal arts and minor genres; story telling and
    narrative genres; indigenous and international tale-types in Ireland; traditional custom and
    belief including calendar customs. A case study in folklore collection based on field recordings made in county Limerick in 1980.

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