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Retelling Stories: Sources of Children's Literature - ENGL705

This unit focuses on the retelling of traditional stories, mainly drawn from European cultures, as a significant endeavour in Anglophone children's literature. Students will pursue research paths that consider how the following narrative forms are 'retold': classical myths, Bible stories, heroic legends, Arthurian romances and 'oriental' tales. These retellings are also examined for what they can disclose about the aspirations of society and the values it wishes to convey to children.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

2018 - Next offered in 2018

Staff Contact(s): Dr Victoria Flanagan

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Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of English

Faculty of Arts

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