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Popular film has long drawn on literary 'greats' for its subject matter. This topic considers film and literature, looking at the formal qualities and production determinants that shape and inform each medium. In the context of film, the topic will consider aspects of literary readership and the expectations of viewing audiences. We will look at different types of adaptation, as well as at the various debates that surround the process of transmission from text to screen.
This topic aims to complement the current Senior Secondary English curriculum with its growing emphasis on the pairing of texts and film. It will also prove appealing to students wishing to pursue work in the creative industries.
This topic aims to:
Timetable details for 2021 are no longer published.
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