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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Chris Worth


Previously coded ENH2810


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.


Written work (2700 words): 60%
Test/Exam (equivalent to 1800 words): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Chris Worth

Contact hours

One two-hour film screening followed by one two-hour lecture/class per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study



A first-year sequence in Literature or relevant discipline