Does the Shoe Fit? Fairy Tales as Literature for Children

Does the Shoe Fit? Fairy Tales as Literature for Children

In this course we will look deeply at the complications and complexities of fairy tales. Among other things we will examine the definitions, histories, and variations of fairy tales. Additionally, we will investigate how fairy tales have been used to instruct and entertain children. Finally, we will consider how children's literature creators interpret and re-interpret fairy tales.

Class Name Does the Shoe Fit? Fairy Tales as Literature for Children
Host School Rutgers University
Class Identifier 17:611:561
Credit Value 3 Credit Hours
Faculty Monica Eddinger
Course Tool (Online) eCollege
Class Description In this course we will look deeply at the complications and complexities of fairy tales. Among other things we will examine the definitions, histories, and variations of fairy tales. Additionally, we will investigate how fairy tales have been used to instruct and entertain children. Finally, we will consider how children's literature creators interpret and re-interpret fairy tales.
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Delivery Asynchronous
Start and End Date June 1st, 2010 - July 23rd, 2010
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Last Add Day May 21st, 2010
Residency Start and End Date No Residency