ALL701 - Retelling Myths and Tales: Classic to Contemporary
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Cloud (online)|
|Previously coded as:||ALL601|
This unit was titled Origins in Children's Literature in 2011.
|Unit chair:||E Bullen|
This unit tracks the traditional genres from which children’s literature in English draws: myth, hero tale, folk tale and fairy tale. It explores how these originally oral tales have been adapted as a children’s genre, taking into account: historical and national variants; novel-length and Hollywood adaptations; and contemporary incarnations for adolescents and adults, from Batman to Buffy and beyond.
This unit introduces students to a range of theoretical resources for the interpretation of the historical and cultural assumptions these tales encode about gender, race, class, nationality and the environment.
Essay 1: 2500 words: 50%
Essay 2: 2500 words: 50%
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