Pre-requisites: HSS130, HSS131, HSS230 and HSS231 Or HSS140, HSS141, HSS270 and HSS271

Aims/Description: In this course students will examine a range of literary texts that have been adapted for the screen. They will learn to appreciate the different characteristics associated with the genres studied (including novels, plays, poems, films), gain an insight into the creative processes at work in this transformation and assess the degree of success achieved in adapting these works.

Staff Contact: O'NEILL PAUL
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Project/ portfolio

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