Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Chris Worth; Dr Lynda Chapple


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

Literary Studies (Literatures in English, Creative writing)


A first-year sequence in Literary Studies or relevant discipline