Fiction into Film: Film Adaptations and Their Sources

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Literary Studies

Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
Fiction to Film: Adaptations
Fall 2023
Taught By: Albert Mobilio
Section: AX

CRN: 15925

Credits: 4

Fiction to Film: In this class we will watch several films and read the novels or stories they are based on. We will consider the differences between cinematic and textual narrative and focus on the techniques employed in both forms to achieve emotional impact and thematic clarity. Possible novels & their adaptations that will be studied: James Baldwin's If Beale Street Could Talk, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Half a Yellow Sun, Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep, Kevin Kwan's Crazy Rich Asians. This list, however, is provisional & likely to change.

After the first week of the semester, permission of the instructor will be required in order to register for this course.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Literary Studies (LLST)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: September 11, 2023 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 19, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Waitlist*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 7:00am EDT 5/29/2023

Meeting Info:
Days: Wednesday
Times: 4:00pm - 6:40pm
Building: TBD
Room: TBD
Date Range: 8/30/2023 - 12/6/2023