Units of Study

ENGL2638 - Literature and Cinema

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: David Kelly

Description

This unit will examine issues arising from a comparative study of literature and cinema. Our focus will be on issues arising from a consideration of the continuities and discontinuities between the two mediums, including: the cultural and historical contexts of literary and cinematic texts; authorship, auteurism and aesthetic authority; adaptation and intertextuality; the figurative styles of literature and cinema; narrative and narration in literature and cinema; genre study.

Assessments

1x500wd oral presentation (10%), 1x2000wd essay (50%), 1x1500wd take-home exercise (40%)

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week,
1x2-hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

18 junior credit points including ARHT1002 or ENGL1025 or ENGL1026 or ENGL1011 OR 18 senior credit points from English or Australian Literature

Prohibitions

ENGL2038

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm

ENGL2638

   

Lect

 

Seminar

Extra Booking 1

 

       

Seminar

     
1 This class runs from Week 2 to Week 10

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm

ENGL2638

Seminar

             

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm

ENGL2638

Seminar

Seminar

         

 Friday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm

ENGL2638

     

Seminar

       

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