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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : Lifelong Learning (LLC)

Undergraduate Course: Filming the American Novel (LLLG07037)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis is a for-credit course offered by the Office of Lifelong Learning (OLL); only students registered with OLL should be enrolled.

How do you turn a great novel into a great film? This course will study a selection of American texts which achieve this difficult feat, from Edith Wharton's 'The House of Mirth', through Steinbeck's 'Of Mice and Men' and Hemingway's 'For Whom the Bell Tolls', and finishing with Truman Capote's 'Breakfast at Tiffany's.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course, students should be able to:
apply relevant critical analysis to the individual texts and films studied in class;
comparatively discuss the original literary texts and their film adaptation;
analyse various adaptation strategies;
reflect on the challenges of film adaptation.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMs Martine Pierquin
Tel: (0131 6)51 1182
Email: m.pierquin@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Diane Mcmillan
Tel: (0131 6)50 6912
Email: D.McMillan@ed.ac.uk
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