Department of English
Adlai E. Stevenson Bldg. 409
Campus Box 4240
Normal, Il 61790-4240
Welcome to the English Department
The Children's Literature program has long embraced both literary and educational approaches to Children's Literature. The program is cutting edge in its advocacy of using books written for children to foster the analytical study of children's texts. Moreover, our Children's Literature faculty employ a variety of theoretical models in their ongoing scholarship of the textual study of children's books.
Psychoanalytic Theory, Children's Literature and Culture, Young Adult Literature.
Feminism and Narrative Theory in Children's and Adolescent Literature.
Adolescent Literature and Culture, Children's Literature, Picture Books and Illustrated Texts, Folk Tales and Literary Fairy Tales, Victorian Literature and Culture, Victorian Children's Literature, Visual Culture.
Feminist, Narrative, and Ethical Theory, Children's and Adolescent Literature, Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Literature.