English 80K

Freshman and Sophomore Studies: Children�s Literature

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2008 Wright, Katharine E.
Wright, Katharine
TTh 9:30-11 126 Barrows

Other Readings and Media

Possible titles may include The Princess and the Goblin, White Fang, Harriet the Spy and The Golden Compass


This course will explore the complex and controversial issues that arise around a literature defined by its audience. We'll read British and American children's books from the 19th century to the present as well as a wide range of critical commentary. Students should be prepared to question everything.

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