LIB-312 From Hansel and Gretel to The Hunger Games: An Evolution of Children's and Young Adult Literature

From Hansel and Gretel to The Hunger Games: An Evolution of Children's and Young Adult Literature is a history of the portrayal of violence and more in juvenile entertainment, including literature and movies. How did utopia become dystopia? How did juvenile literature evolve from myths, fairy tales, and books such as Alice in Wonderland to graphic novels and young adult fiction such as The Hunger Games? This course examines a collection of representative texts from the earliest example to contemporary works of fiction for young readers in order to study the impact it has on children and societal cultural values.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (LIB-312-OL):
Jul 2017,  Aug 2017,  Sep 2017,  Oct 2017,  Nov 2017,  Dec 2017

Semester Hours: 3

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