Units of Study
ENGL2638 - Literature and Cinema
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Peter Marks
Phone: +61 2 9351 6862
This unit of study will examine issues arising from a comparative study of literature and cinema. These issues include: continuities and discontinuities between literature and cinema; the forms and modes of literature and cinema; the questions of adaptation, intertextuality and genre; the cultural and historical contexts of literary and cinematic texts; the figurative styles of literature and cinema; and narrative and narration in literature and cinema.
1x oral presentation (10%), 1x2000wd essay (50%) and 1x2-hr exam (40%)
Course Reader (online)
Sophocles: Oedipus Rex*
Hammett: The Maltese Falcon
Williams: A Streetcar Named Desire
Burgess: A Clockwork Orange
Ursula Le Guin: The Dispossessed
(*Available in eLearning resources)
Kubrick: A Clockwork Orange
Huston: The Maltese Falcon
Kazan: A Streetcar Named Desire
1x1-hr lecture/week and 1x2-hr seminar/week
12 junior credit points of English
A timetable is not available for this session.
Please refer to the list of Units of Study on the left-hand menu to view the units on offer for the relevant academic year.
The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney