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2022-2023 University Catalog 
2022-2023 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

LITT 331 Modern Children’s Literature

3 credits 45.0 hours
300 level undergraduate course

This course considers the evolution of children’s literature from the 19th to 21st centuries across decades and genres, from picture books to YA to graphic novels. Students will analyze texts by authors such as L. Frank Baum, Dr. Seuss, Angie Thomas, E.B. White, Gene Luen Yang, and J.K. Rowling, as well as relevant literary theory. They will explore the ways in which books written not just about children but for them can be of critical importance to our lives and culture.

Prerequisites WRIT*102 or WRIT*102H

This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a critical studies elective or general elective requirement.