Acquiring the ability to read and analyze texts. Acquiring the ability to contextualize some key works of children's literature. Acquiring presentation skills.
Continuing our exploration in the first semester, this course examines the changes in some representative genres together with their contribution to our concepts of childhood and literature for children.
Jack Zipes et al eds., The Norton Anthology of Children's Literature: The Traditions in English. Norton, 2005. Other texts will be announced at the end of the first semester. Handouts to be distributed in class.
Humphrey Carpenter and Marie Prichard eds. The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature. OUP, 1999. Victor Watson ed. The Cambridge Guide to Children's Books in English. CUP, 2001.
Active participation in class. Preparation for presentations. Preliminary reading.
class attendance / oral presentations / short quizzes / watching assigned films / term paper
１．Comics 1: Windsor McCay ２．Comics 2: Tove Jansson ３．Comics 3: Art Speigelman ４．Life Writing 1: The Brownies' Book ５．Life Writing 2: Anne Frank ６．Historical Fiction 1: Gary Blackwood ７．Historical Fiction 2: Gary Blackwood ８．Adventure Stories 1: P.L.Travers ９．Adventure Stories 2: Mary Norton 10．Adventure Stories 3: Mary Norton 11．Adventure Stories 4: E.L.Konisburg 12．School Stories 1: Eleanor Estes 13．School Stories 2: Alma Flor Ada 14．School Stories 3: J.K.Rowling 15．School Stories 4: J.K.Rowling
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