American literature 4 (Amerikai irodalom 4.) in spring 2019
Benczik Vera, Fri 12:00–13:30, R433, host: DAS (R306)
3-credit seminar, 30 h/term; strong prereq: AME17-213
description & set texts
The course introduces the students to the dialogue between different cultural registers through the study of the filmic appearance of four British iconic characters: the Spy (James Bond), the Detective (e.g. Sherlock Holmes and Miss Marple), the Bard (William Shakespeare) and the British Monarch. An interdisciplinary approach is favoured, combining film theory with literary and cultural studies.
requirements & assessment
Completing the weekly assignments: watching the films, reading the theoretical texts, and submitting short weekly feedbacks on the films. 6-8 page essay on a chosen topic. Active in-class participation.