Major - Children’s Literature After 1914

ENGL 2447  Children’s Literature After 1914


Three credits of 1000 level ENGL (excluding ENGL 1501, ENGL 1502) or any 18 credits completed (excluding ENGL 1501, ENGL 1502, ENGL 2001, ENGL 2011).


ENGL 2445


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




The course traces the chronological development of literature in English read by children from the nostalgic farewell to the “Golden Age” represented by A.A. Milne, to the rise of “high fantasy” by authors such as J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis and J.K. Rowling, as well as poetry and picture books by authors and illustrators in the wider English-speaking world.

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