20 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: This module offers an examination of the interconnections, reciprocal relationships and parallel development of warfare and cinema, and war on film. The module will span aspects of close textual analysis, film history and cultural history, theories of representation, and film adaptation from literature in examining the filmic depiction of conflict through the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Debate on and critical appraisal of the module¿s textual range will encompass concepts of realism and spectacle, film genre and ideology, and cinema¿s connection to national culture, history and identity.

Staff Contact: Michelle Wegrzynska
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK