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In this subject, students study current theories of literature, with a focus on genres relating to children's literature as a form of social practice. Topics covered include critical analysis, traditional story forms, modernist and postmodern picture books, emerging formats, fantasy and realistic fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

Genres in Children's Literature La Trobe University

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In this subject, students study current theories of literature, with a focus on genres relating to children's literature as a form of social practice. Topics covered include critical analysis, traditional story forms, modernist and postmodern picture books, emerging formats, fantasy and realistic fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

    Conclusions

    Conclusions

    David Beagley concludes the subject of Genres in Children's Literature.

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    • 50 min
    Traditional Literature

    Traditional Literature

    David Beagley continues lecturing on traditional literature.

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    • 52 min
    More on Children's Poetry

    More on Children's Poetry

    David Beagley continues lecturing on children's poetry.

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    • 55 min
    Children's Poetry

    Children's Poetry

    David Beagley on children's poetry, the themes and how it develops.

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    • 56 min
    What Makes a Classic Children's Book?

    What Makes a Classic Children's Book?

    David Beagley (Education, La Trobe University) on the characteristics of classic children's books.

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    • 17 min
    More on Historical Realism

    More on Historical Realism

    David Beagley on some more historical realism in children's literature.

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    • 53 min

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