Double Visions: Rewriting, Repainting, and Refilming the Classics|
Fall 2011 not offered
In this course, students will read and/or view European classics and their rewrites to analyze various modalities of rewrites: plagiarism, parody, homage, cultural translation, subversion, intertextuality, imitation, appropriation, and recycling. Most of the classics will be read/viewed in their entirety. Due to time constraints, however, some classics might be approached through key excerpts.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
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--The Illiad (excerpts) / Cy Twombly's painting series "The Illiad"
--Euripides / Racine, Phedre
--The Bible / Milton's Samson Agonistes
--The Ten Commandments / Kieslowski's The Decalogue
--Anon, Beowulf / rewrite Grendal
--Shakespeare's The Tempest / Cesaire's The Tempest
--Flaubert, Emma Bovary / Annie Ernaux, The Place
--"Snow White" / Barthelme's Snow White
--Eliot's The Wasteland
--Borges' "Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote"
--Da Vinci / Magritte, "The Mona Lisa"
--David, "Madame Recamier" (1800) / Magritte, "David's Madame Recamier" (1950)
--Manet, "The Balcony" (1868-69) / Magritte's "Manet's Balcony" (1950)
--Manet / Picasso's "Dejeuner sur l'herbe"
--The Lady Killers / The Lady Killers
--"The Perfect Human" / "Five Obstructions"
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