Films from Literature ENG 2400, Fall 2021 OL 0550

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Films from Literature ENG 2400, Fall 2021 OL 0550
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Department
English
Course Code
ENG 2400
Semester / Year
Fall 2021
Course Description

This is a course comparing motion pictures to their literary source stories. We will examine how filmmakers translate existing stories into new versions and the “language” filmmakers use beyond the written word.

ENG 2400-OL48 (27092) “Fridays 11:30 – 2:00” asynchronous–we do not actually “meet” at that specific hour
This course will allow students to examine the relationship between film and their literary sources. Through classroom discussions and out-of-class assignments, students will analyze classic and contemporary literary texts and their cinematic versions. Students will examine the relationship between film and literature, with specific focus on the techniques used in fiction, drama and film and the influences of censorship and society. Students will focus on the similarities and differences of literary works adapted into films.

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