Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

ENL 305 Critical Approaches to Children’s and Young Adult Literature(RLA)

4 hours. An introduction to the critical study of children's and young adult literature. It focuses on the ways the genres conceptualize childhood and adolescence, especially in relation to other social categories such as race, ethnicity, class, gender, and/or sexuality. Primary texts that will be examined include picture books, early readers, middle-grade and young adult novels, poetry for children and adolescents, and graphic novels for children and adolescents. For English majors and minors, this is designated as a Literature course and Genre/Theme course.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

An ENH 200-level course or ENL 290

Notes

For English majors and minors, this is designated as a Literature course and Genre/Theme course.