2613 (Fall Term, 2005):
A HISTORY OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30 am to 9:50 am.
Prof. L. D. Fraser
Office: EC 316
Office hours: By appointment
An investigation of the history of childrens literature, this
course uses the resources of the UNBs Childrens Literature
Collection to explore the development of literature for children.
Folk and Fairy Tales. Ed. Martin Hallet and Barbara Karasek.
3rd ed. Broadview.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. L. Frank Baum. Puffin.
The Railway Children. E. Nesbit. Puffin.
The House at Pooh Corner. A.A. Milne / E.H. Shepard. Penguin.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. J.K. Rowling.
Bloomsbury / Raincoast.
Attendance - 10%
Portfolio- to be discussed in class 50% (due date to be determined)
Critiques - to be discussed in class 10% (due dates to be determined)
Final Examination 30%
that TWO copies of the major assignment must be submitted and each date-stamped
and signed by the departmental secretary. Any assignment handed in late
will be subject to a deduction of 5% per day. No assignments will be
marked after the others have been returned.
- Students may wish to take advantage of the material in the Children's
Literature Collection which is housed in the Nan Gregg Room (HIL, 4th
floor). This is a non-circulating collection and, due to its special
nature, eating and drinking in the room are prohibited.