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Specialisation seminar in literature: American classics on Screen

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Kod przedmiotu: 2510-f2ENG2W-SSLI-AC Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (0232) Literatura i językoznawstwo
Nazwa przedmiotu: Specialisation seminar in literature: American classics on Screen
Jednostka: Wydział Humanistyczny
Grupy:
Punkty ECTS i inne: 6.00 (zmienne w czasie)
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Język prowadzenia: angielski
Całkowity nakład pracy studenta:

Contact hours with the teacher:

- participation in classes - 30 hrs

- consultations, feedback - 50 hrs


Self-study hours:

- preparation for classes - 70 hrs


Altogether: 150 hrs (6 ECTS)

Efekty uczenia się - wiedza:

The student

W1: has in-depth knowledge of selected historical, social, and political issues pertaining to the development of American literature and its film adaptations (K_W05, K_W07, K_W12)

Efekty uczenia się - umiejętności:

The student

U1: is able to present and defend his or her interpretations of American literary works and their film adaptations studied in the seminar (K_U02, K_U09, K_U08).


U2: is able to express his or her appreciation for the American cultural and literary heritage by taking part in seminar discussions and projects as well as taking part in extracurricular events (K_U01, K_U12, K_U14).

Metody dydaktyczne:

- seminar

- discussion

- description

Skrócony opis:

The main aim of the seminar is to explore a selection of American literary classics which have been turned into films. In some cases two or three different film adaptations of the same narrative will be discussed and compared. While the question of faithfulness to the original is not the main issue, the seminar addresses some of the perennial questions of film adaptation, including the question of the forms and purposes of film makers’ creative intervention.

Pełny opis:

The main aim of the seminar is to explore a selection of American literary classics which have been turned into films. In some cases two or three different film adaptations of the same narrative will be discussed and compared. While the question of faithfulness to the original is not the main issue, the seminar addresses some of the perennial questions of film adaptation, including the question of the forms and purposes of film makers’ creative intervention.

List of topics

• Introduction, theory of literary adaptation (2 hours)

• Theory and practice – discussion of selected films: Moby Dick, Billy Budd, Daisy Miller, and The Turn of the Screw (10 hours)

• Midterm test – a film review (2 hours)

• Discussion of the midterm test (2 hours)

• Theory and practice – discussion of selected films The Old Man and the Sea, The Ballad of the Sad Cafe and Beloved (10 hours)

• Final test: theoretical concepts, comparisons (2 hours)

• Discussion of the final test (2 hours)

Total: 30 contact hours

Literatura:

Required reading:

Cahir, L.C. 2006. Literature into film. (pp. 13-43)

Cartmell, Deborah, and Imelda Whelehan, eds. 2007. The Cambridge companion to literature on screen. (pp. 1-43)

Seger, Linda. 1992. The art of adaptation. (pp. 1-32)

Additional reading:

Buchholtz, M., ed. 2005. Filmowe gry z twórczością Henry’ego Jamesa: transpozycje, komentarze, analogie.

Buchholtz, M., ed. 2005. Henry James’s afterlife: Opera, film, RPG. (A special issue of The American Studies)

MacFarlane, B. 1996. Novel to film: An introduction to the theory of adaptation.

Płażewski, J. 2001. Historia filmu (1895-2000).

Stam, R. 2000. Film theory: An introduction.

Weseliński, A. 2014. A dictionary of film terms and film studies.

Metody i kryteria oceniania:

Assessment methods:

- midterm test and final test – W1, U1

- graded involvement in class – U2

- Involvement in extracurricular projects – U2

Assessment criteria:

fail – 0-59 %

satisfactory – 60-69 %

satisfactory plus – 70-75 %

good – 76-85 %

good plus – 86-90 %

very good – 91-100 %

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2019/20" (zakończony)

Okres: 2019-10-01 - 2020-02-28
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Koordynatorzy: Mirosława Buchholtz, Grzegorz Koneczniak
Prowadzący grup: Mirosława Buchholtz
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