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19th Cent. American Chil. Lit

Reading writers including Hawthorne, Alcott, Twain, Susan Warner, Thomas Bailey, Aldrich, and Margaret Sidney, this class will consider the role of religion, the classed and gendered nature of writing for children, and the way the family is depicted and disciplined. We?ll also take up the question of slavery, women?s suffrage, and industrialization in the children?s literature of the period.

Course details

  • Course number: ENGL-423
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Graduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture

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