Shakespeare on Film
|Course code ENGL3008||Units 10||Level 3000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science|
The course will consider a group of filmed versions of Shakespeare's plays in relation to the play texts from which they derive and in relation to film techniques and effects.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate|
(1) a broad understanding of issues related to a set of Shakespeare texts, and to the adaptation of drama texts into film
(2) a detailed understanding of a group of culturally central Shakespeare texts
(3) core skills in written and oral communication, in textual and in visual-medium analysis.
|Content||* Reading and discussion of a group of Shakespeare play texts and associated secondary materials|
* Viewing and comparative study of filmed versions of the texts and associated secondary materials
* General consideration of the adaptation of plays into film, bearing in mind the theatrical tradition of performance, staging and direction
* Detailed consideration of the impact of film techniques on the construction of meaning by audiences
|Replacing Course(s)||The course will be offered as an addition to those already available to students wishing to complete an English and Writing major or build up a minor sequence in those disciplines.|
It should have no direct impact on course offerings by other Faculties or Schools.
|Assumed Knowledge||20 units of English at 1000 level|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Laboratory: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Seminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for ENGL3008|