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C LIT 357 A: Literature And Film

Jewish Life in Literature and Film

Meeting Time: 
TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
SAV 131
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Naomi Sokoloff

Additional Details:

Major themes of Jewish life treated in modern narrative and cinema. Topics include religious tradition and modernity. Jewish immigration to America, responses to the Holocaust, Zionism, and contemporary Israel. We will draw on principles of narrative theory and film theory to compare the telling and retelling of stories in different media.

Catalog Description: 
The film as an art form, with particular reference to the literary dimension of film and to the interaction of literature with the other artistic media employed in the form. Films are shown as an integral part of the course. Content varies.
Department Requirements Met: 
Elective for both Literature and Cinema
GE Requirements Met: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements Met: 
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 9:19am