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as of 7/2/2022

FILM AND LITERATURE: FROM LITERARY TEXT TO SCREEN
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Italy - University of Bologna - 'Univ. of Bologna'
UC Course SubjectFilm and Media Studies
Number & Suffix: 127
Full UC Title: FILM AND LITERATURE: FROM LITERARY TEXT TO SCREEN 
Transcript Title: FILM & LITERATURE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 7.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: The course focuses on the relationship between literature and film and the connections between the two languages through the in-depth study of a selection of historically relevant and exemplary works. A section of the course is devoted to the question of the historical adaptation of literary texts to the screen–from early works to the present. The course focuses in particular on the construction of the fictional movie character through a comparative approach between literary studies and film studies that places emphasis on the peculiarly cinematic element: the human factor linked to the role of the actor. The course focuses on the construction of a particular cinematic character, the history of Hollywood production (divas and audience) and the cultural role played by Hollywood in its historical context through its role in the production of film adaptations of literary works. Required film screenings: QUEEN CHRISTINA (1933), CITY LIGHTS (1931), GONE WITH THE WIND, (1939), CITIZEN KANE (1941), NOW VOYAGER (1942), WUTHERING HEIGHTS (1939), A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (1951), REAR WINDOW (1954), WRITTEN ON THE WIND (1956), THE PRINCE AND THE SHOWGIRL (1957). Assessment is based on a written exam that covers the required readings, the critical analysis presented in class and the required film screenings. 
Language of Instruction: Italian
 
Partner Title: CINEMA E LETTERATURA 
Partner University Department: Lingue e letterature straniere 
Partner University Course Number: 42768