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Novel Into Film (6 points)


Leader: Rose Lucas

Caulfield Second semester 2003 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit will consider the ideological and structural effects of translation from literary to visual text. This will be achieved through a close reading of a number of paired texts (ie. novel and film). Students will develop analytical skills for reading with both specific genres, and extend these skills through seminar debate and written work.

Assessment: Essay (2500 words): 60% + Test (2 hours): 40%

Contact Hours: 2 hour seminar per week plus 5x 2-hour screenings

Prerequisites: A first-year sequence in Literature or relevant discipline.

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