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By the end of the module the students will; have a knowledge of a range of children’s literature from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, be familiar with key concepts explored within the texts, and be able to write critically on children’s literature, identify them in the context of their cultural and historical contexts, demonstrate a critical understanding of children's literature as a literary genre, examine children's literature in the context of traditional forms of literature, and write a scholarly essay.Indicative Module Content:
This module will explore a range of children’s literature by an eclectic set of writers from different cultural and historical contexts, surveying the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Through a series of lectures, students will read a variety of different texts. By the end of the course, through close reading and analysis, students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of major children’s authors, identify different categories of children’s literature, and illustrate an understanding of how these works reflect key social, political and cultural issues.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|Repeat||Within Two Trimesters|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Feedback will be delivered individually to students through designated feedback hours post mid-term essay.
|Ms Pauline Slattery||Tutor|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12||Wed 16:00 - 16:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Wed 16:00 - 16:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 34||Wed 16:00 - 17:50|