Units of Study
ENGL2638 - Literature and Cinema
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Peter Marks
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
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