"Folklore and the Literature Classroom"
A session arranged by the MLA Folklore and Literature Discussion Group
MLA 2007 (Chicago)
How can literature teachers encourage students to consider folklore's influence on the form, content, and/or reception of literary works?
Paper proposals may focus on any author, any type of literature course, or any form of folklore (i.e. belief, narrative, material culture, custom, legend, proverb, etc.) Papers may also address a variety of concerns: