Classic Children's Literature
HIllsdale College is offering this FREE online 9 lecture course on Children's Literature.
"I'd like to invite you to enter into the world of children's literature because it is the real world conditioned by delight." Learn about the moral imagination: "A proper moral education addresses both the head and the heart. Good children’s literature is essential to this type of education because it not only provides instruction in right and wrong, but also stirs the imagination of children through captivating examples of heroes worthy of emulation."
Classic children’s literature teaches audiences of all ages to see more clearly the truth about the world and human nature. Through beautiful narratives and vivid characters, these stories prepare young minds to receive the truth and encourage them to fall in love with virtue. This course will explore examples of the best children’s literature, including Aesop’s Fables, Beauty and the Beast, The Snow Queen, and The Wind in the Willows.