Exploring the Urban Jungle: the City in Children’s Writing
Join Dr Pádraic Whyte and MPhil students in Children’s Literature at Trinity College Dublin on a walk through cities, both real and imagined, in this wide-ranging and informative exploration of the relationship between children’s writing and the city. Explore recurring themes, motifs and narratives within different genres for children and young adults over the last two centuries.
Pádraic is associate professor of English and the current director of the Children’s Literature MPhil programme at the School of English, TCD. He is co-editor of Children’s Literature Collections: Approaches to Research (Palgrave, 2017) which won the International Research Society for Children’s Literature Edited Book Award, 2019.
In association with the MPhil in Children’s Literature, School of English, Trinity College Dublin
Part of a five-part series exploring diverse aspects of childrens’ literature.