CINE224-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023

Children's Classics: Popular Children's Texts and their Representation on Film

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023


Children's Classics teaches the genre-specific nature of children's literature, its socio-historical contexts, and the significance of its re-readings as film. It introduces a selection of enduring children's texts, illustrating the importance to literary production of changing cultural context, demonstrating the importance of intertextuality in children's literature and how texts change when filmed, and promotes the skills of reading and writing.


Any 15 points at 100 level from CINE or ENGL, or
any 60 points at 100 level from the Schedule V of the BA.


Timetable 2023

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 11:00 - 12:00 Rehua 101 Lectorial
17 Jul - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 16:00 - 18:00 A4 Lecture Theatre
17 Jul - 27 Aug
11 Sep - 22 Oct

Course Coordinator

For further information see Humanities Head of Department


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Two short reflective writing tasks 10%
Analytical essay 25%
Adaptation exercise 25%
Take-home test 40%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Humanities .

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