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Unfaithful: Relationships Between Film and Literature
FILM 157
Fall 2019 not offered
Crosslisting: GRST 257

This course will explore the inevitable, often productive tension between films and their literary sources. "Faithful" adaptations tend to be those that fail. Using the methods of the new field of adaptation studies, the course will consider cinematic-literary doublings from the beginning of the silent era (Dracula and Nosferatu) to the present time (Stefan Zweig's fiction and The Grand Budapest Hotel). In select cases, the focus will be directed more sharply on social and political motivations for literary adaptations.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA FILM
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Credit/Unsatisfactory
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GRST-MN)(GRST)

Last Updated on JUL-13-2024
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