Module/Course Description

Course Title: Children’s Literature

Course Code: UU-LIT-4740-ZM

Programme: Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature

Credits: 12.00

Course Description:

Background and Rationale

The main objectives of the course are to:
• To explore children’s literature as a distinct genre
• To examine the ways in which children’s literature feeds into the body of literature in English

Learning Outcomes

After completion of the course students are expected to be able to:
• Understand the traditions of, and innovations in, Children’s Literature in English from the early nineteenth century to the present
• Recognize and assess Children’s Literature as a genre in its own right
• Situate Children’s Literature within a literary, cultural and historical context
• Understand the place of Children’s Literature in the literary marketplace
• Formulate interpretations of Children’s Literature in coherent essays, assignments and research projects

Prerequisites: UU-Bsc-IND100-ZM, UU-FNT-103-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: Semester 1, Semester 2, Semester 3, Semester 4, Semester 5, Semester 6

Typical Module duration: 4.0 Week(s)


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