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Children's Literature

Code: 120193
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Tea-Tereza Vidović Schreiber
Lecturers: doc. dr. sc. Tea-Tereza Vidović Schreiber - Seminar
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Seminar 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
The course aims to introduce students to key themes and content of children's literature, and also to explore the works that are in their subject matter, stylistically and compositionally designed and suitable for children.
It is also important to show and explain the path of development of children's literature from literature with a strong didactic and pedagogical dimension all the way to the literature that talks distinctively about the world of children and their right to their own literature and experience free from every load.
Define and interpret corpus of children's literature (stories - folk and art, fantastic stories, poetry, fables, various forms of youth adventure novels and literature and science fiction works.
Direct attention to the large and canonic names in children's literature (Brothers Grimm, Andersen, Twain, Kipling, F. Molnar, E. Kastner, Gaarder, Pullman, Rowling and others., Also Kuten, Brlić Mažuranić, Balog, Vitez, Paljetak, Kusan.).
Learning outcomes:
  1. interpret the meaning and role of individual names and their works in the formation/design/creation of children's literature
  2. interpret most important literary works
  3. apply critical methods and knowledge in the evaluation of new literary works
  4. discuss literary works in a competent and exploratory/researching manner
  5. discuss key issues in the field of children's literature
  6. participate in thematic conferences and round tables on literary themes/subjects
  7. put emphasis on those names and works that marked the development of this type of literature
  1. Uvod u dječju književnost, , Hameršak, M. i Zima, D, Zagreb: Leykam International, 2015.
  2. Dječja književnost, , Crnković, M, Školska knjiga, Zagreb., 1990.
  3. Povijest hrvatske dječje književnosti, , Crnković, M.-Težak, D, Zagreb: Znanje, 2002.
  4. Treba li nam nova povijest hrvatske dječje književnosti?, , Majhut, B, FLUMINENSIA, 27 (1), 2015.
  5. Bajke. Pregled i interpretacija, , Pintarić, A., Osijek, 1999.
  6. Potjehovi hologrami, , Zalar, D, Zagreb: Alfa, 2014.
2. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - Early and Preschool Education
Consultations schedule: