Units of Study

ENGL2638 - Literature and Cinema

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: David Kelly
Phone: +61 2 9351 2214
Email: david.kelly@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit will examine issues arising from a comparative study of literature and cinema, including: the continuities and discontinuities between the two mediums; 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

((12 junior credit points from English) or (6 junior credit points from English and AMST1001)) or (18 junior credit points including ENGL1011)

Prohibitions

ENGL2038

Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.

 Monday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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 Friday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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