Shakespeare on Film

2019-2020
Dit vak wordt in het Engels aangeboden. Omschrijvingen kunnen daardoor mogelijk alleen in het Engels worden weergegeven.

Doel vak

Students become knowledgeable about: (1) Shakespeare, his work, and his
times; (2) various theoretical issues regarding film adaptations; and
(3) critical theory on the cultural construction of identity.

Inhoud vak

The central artifacts under discussion are William Shakespeare’s "Romeo
and Juliet" and a handful of its film adaptations. Students are
introduced to a number of theoretical issues that arise when studying
Shakespeare adaptations (“original” source text, authorship,
intertextuality). In addition, they get acquainted with interpretative
approaches to plays and films that focus on the cultural construction of
identity (gender, race/ethnicity, sexuality).

Onderwijsvorm

Period 5: seminar meetings, 2 x 2 hours per week.
Period 6: seminar meetings, 2 x 2 hours per week.

Toetsvorm

Written exam.

Vereiste voorkennis

Students must have taken part in the modules “Literary Theory” and
“Genre and Literary Analysis.”

Literatuur

To be announced.

Doelgroep

This module is part of the Bachelor’s program English Literature &
Society.

Overige informatie

The level of English in this module is high.

Afwijkende intekenprocedure

There is a slightly different enrollment procedure for this module. The standard procedure of the Faculty of Humanities has students sign up for (i) the module, (ii) the preferred seminar group, and (iii) the exam. However, for this module the instructor will assign the students to the seminar groups. Therefore, students should sign up for (i) the module and (iii) the exam, but not for (ii) the seminar groups.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode L_ELBALES106
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P5+6
Vakniveau 100
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. R.V.J. van den Oever
Examinator dr. R.V.J. van den Oever
Docenten dr. R.V.J. van den Oever

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