Comparative Literature | Film Adaptation of Literature
C693 | 1227 | Brottman

2:30-3:45      TR	BH 144
Film Shown		7:00-9:30       W	ED 1255
Meets with C310
This course will introduce students to various orientations and strategies
for analyzing the relationship between literature and the cinema. Areas of
study will include novels that have been filmed and films that have been
novelized; the relationship between literary source and various cinematic
adaptations; what makes a successful and unsuccessful adaptation; audience
reception; markets and distribution; the role of the director and
screenwriter. The course will also introduce students to analysis of the
style and discourses of cinematic narratives, and the complex relationship
between literature, cinema, celebrity and consumption.