MAChildren's Literature in English

Credit points: 3
Contact hours: 30
Type: Seminar Classes

Main Instructor

Mojca Krevel, PhD, Professor

Course Description

Literary criticism and contemporary views of children's literature
Target readers of children's literature
Visual texts (illustrations in picture books, graphic novels, comic books etc; films)
Culture and intercultural communication in children's literature
Intertextuality in children's literature
A comparative view of English and Slovene children's literature


Arizpe, E., Styles, M. 2003. Children reading pictures. Interpreting visual texts. London in New York: Routledge Falmer.
Bradford, C., Mallan, K., Stephens, J., McCallum, R. 2008. New World Orders in Contemporary Children's Literature. Houndmills, Basingstoke in New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Lewis, D. 2001. Reading Contemporaray Picturebooks. London in New York: Routledge Falmer.
Mallan, K., Bradford, C. (Ur.) 2011. Contemporary Children's Literature and Film: Engaging with Theory. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan.
Montgomery M., A. Durant, N. Fabb, T. Furniss, S. Mills. 1996 (1992). Advanced Reading Skills for Students of English Literature. London in New York: Routledge.
Nikolajeva, M., Scott, C. 2001. How picturebooks work. London: Routledge.
Styles, M., Bearne, E. 2003. Art, Narrative And Childhood. Stoke on Trent, UK in Sterling, USA: Trentham Books.
Zipes, J. 2010. The Enchanted Screen: The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films. London, New York: Routledge.
Zipes, Jack. 2013. The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

selected articles & literary texts