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Introduction to Russian Heroic Poems

Tomorrow I am teaching a class on Byliny at Sunderoak A&S night. I first taught it in 2006 at Pennsic, and then moved on to other folklore topics (primarily fairy tales). So I had to seriously rework my handout, and redo all my references – I bought EndNote several months ago, and realized how mush more useful I can make by bibliography and citations! I decided I will redo all my handouts (eventually), but here is the first one:

Introduction to Byliny, Russian Heroic Poems.


Creating a Plausible Commedia dell’ Arte Scenario

Today I had the pleasure of teaching a class at Aelthelmearc AEcademy on what it takes to create a plausible period scenario for Commedia dell’Arte.  I’ll be posting my handouts  soon.  The creation of this class was an offshoot of a much bigger project I’m currently working on and hope to have done before the end of the holidays.