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ENGL 2298 – Children’s Literature: Folklore, Fairy Tale, Fantasy

(3 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture

This course investigates the history and development of children’s fantasy from its origins in the oral tradition to its 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.

Prerequisites: English 1101/General Education 1401 or 1402 or 1403 or 1404 and English 1131, 1135, 1137, 1151, 1152, or 2141.