ENGLĀ 0040. The Filmed Novel

Units: 3
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Hours: 54 lecture
Intended to increase students' knowledge of and appreciation for the genres of the novel and the film while developing an understanding of the challenges of adapting one art form into another. Serves as an introduction to the history and terminology of these art forms and provides the basic knowledge necessary to analyze them. Covers the choices made by the screenwriters and directors as they sought to overcome the problems posed by transforming the novel into a movie. (CSU, UC)