Dec 10, 2019  
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EN 239 - Children’s Literature: A History


Credits: 3
Exploration of children’s literature as it evolved over the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries, emphasizing the relationship between ideologies of childhood and literature for children and young adults.  Students will learn how to evaluate and interpret a children’s text from a range of disciplinary perspectives. Attention will be given to the socio-political context of each work, the rise of gender-specific fiction, and the ways children’s literature and young adult fiction in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have responded to race, religion, and sexuality.
Note(s): Fulfills humanities requirements. Must be taken for a letter grade.
C. Golden



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