ITA441H1: Italian Cinematic Adaptation

Hours: 
24L

An analysis of the process of adaptation in an exploration of the ideological and narratological perspectives as well as the stylistic elements of literary and cinematic discourse. Selections include novels by Verga, Tomasi di Lampedusa, Moravia, Bassani and their filmic adaptations by directors such as Visconti, De Sica, Bertolucci. This course includes a component designed to enhance students' research experience. (Given in English)

Recommended Preparation: 

One of: ITA240Y1/​ ITA340H1/​ ITA341H1/​ ITA347H1. Knowledge of Italian recommended

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)