Programs & Courses
ENGL 397 - Children's Literature I
Children's Literature I
This course investigates the history and development of children’s fantasy from its origins in the oral tradition to is current achievements. Situating such work within its literary and cultural context, this course explores changing attitudes toward childhood and adolescence while also examining the debt that contemporary juvenile fantasy owes to classic folklore and fairy tales. The course will cover, in whole or in part, children’s literature written by Indigenous authors. NOTE: Students cannot receive credit for both ENGL 397 and ENGL 2298.
Prerequisite: Any two 200 level English courses or permission of the Dean