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Childhood in America

AMST 241
Spring 2018 not offered
Crosslisting: ENGL 235
Certificates: The Study of Education
Course Cluster: Education Studies Minor

Probably the first literature we fall in love with, children's literature shapes individuals and cultures in profound ways, investing us with important mythologies and guiding our identities and behaviors. This course will examine fairy tales, some works from the "golden age" of children's stories, and some contemporary works. We will enrich our reading of the fiction with some of the central theorists of this genre, including Bruno Bettelheim, Jack Zipes, and Maria Tatar.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(EDST-MN)(EDST)(ENGL)(ENGL-Literature)

Last Updated on JUL-18-2024
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