This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 320M
  • Course:
  • Semester: VI
  • Title: Literature and film: the word and the image
  • Stream: English
  • Description:

    Film adaptation of literary works: the auteur theory, textual fidelity in interpretation and retelling ; the transforming and transmuting skills of the language of screenplays; of texts altered, characters eliminated, condensed or combined, and narrative emphases shifted; three levels of film narration: the extradiegetic corresponding to the initial narrative situation; the intradiegetic, corresponding to the events related; and the metadi-egetic, designating stories told within the frame of the first story. the stream of consciousness novel in three different time periods; the historical narrative as the vehicle for expressing episodic and spatial memory; examinations of the dual perspective in the romantic novel , a filmmaker and a writer.

  • Text:

    Brian McFarlane, Novel to Film: An Introduction to the Theory of Adaptation Oxford:Clarendon, 1996^$^Robert Stam, Alessandra Raengo.Literature and film: a guide to the theory and practice of film adaptation Wiley-Blackwell, 2005

  • Course References:

    Michael Cunningham.The Hours,' Fourth Estate: Great Britain, 1999. ^$^Boris Pasternak. Doctor Zhivago. pantheon books. 1957.^$^Emily Brontë. Wuthering Heights. Penguin classics 1994 edition ^$^ Rabindranath.Tagore, Broken Nest (Nashtanir). Mary M. Lago and Supriya Sen (translators). New Delhi: Macmillan India Ltd, 2000