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LIB-3120 From Hansel and Gretel to The Hunger Games: An Evolution of Children's and Young Adult Literature

This course provides 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-3120-OL):
Apr 2024,  May 2024,  Jun 2024,  Jul 2024,  Aug 2024,  Sep 2024,  Oct 2024,  Nov 2024,  Dec 2024,  Jan 2025,  Feb 2025,  Mar 2025,  Apr 2025,  May 2025,  Jun 2025

Credits: 3

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