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Children's Literature: Concepts and Theories - ENGL710

This unit introduces students to contemporary literary and cultural theories pertinent to reading and analysing texts produced for children. Students will develop their own research projects that address a key analytical aspect of children’s literature. Research topics include social and historical contexts for the production and reception of children's literature; constructions of childhood; semiotics of visual and verbal texts; critical approaches to children's texts; ideology and value; and classics, canons and postmodernity.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Evening - Session 1, North Ryde, Evening

Staff Contact(s): Dr Victoria Flanagan

Admission to MRes Prerequisite Information


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

Department of English

Faculty of Arts

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