Major - Disney and the Fairy Tale

ENGL 3086  Disney and the Fairy Tale


Six credits of 2000 level ENGL (excluding ENGL 2001 and ENGL 2011) or any 45 credits completed (excluding ENGL 1501, ENGL 1502, ENGL 2001, ENGL 2011)


Three hours of lecture per week




Students analyze the relationship between Disney animated and live-action adaptations of fairy tales by Charles Perrault, the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, and others. Students examine the ways in which form, audience, nationality, and historical period transform the work stories do in conditioning children into adopting cultural ideals of adulthood.

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