Neverlands and Wonderlands: Children’s Literature and Victorian Childhood

Code: LH51801

Dates: April 22 - May 20, 2022

Meets: 10:45 AM to 12 N

Sessions: 5

Location: ONLINE

Course Fee: $85.00

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Why was the figure of the child so significant for Victorians? Examine childhood in 19th century Britain alongside current theoretical understandings of childhood. Discuss J.M. Barrie’s "Peter Pan" and Lewis Carroll’s "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland" in conjunction with John Logan’s award-winning play, “Peter and Alice,” in our efforts to interrogate power dynamics between adults and children, concepts of “innocence,” memory, and the passage of time.
Fee: $85.00

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Elanur Eroglu

I am a current graduate student at University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, pursuing a Master of Science in Education (Reading, Writing and Literacy). Additionally, I hold a Master of Philosophy in Children's Literature from Trinity College Dublin (2021), and a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University Montreal, in English, Creative Writing, and Sustainability Studies (2020).



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