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MA Film and Literature

MA Film and Literature

Essex, University of

Colchester Campus, Colchester, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    439
  • Degree MA
  • Study Level Masters
  • Subject English Language and Literature
  • Duration 12 months
  • Start date Jan-2000

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This course will explore the relationship between literature and film in an exceptionally broad array of contemporary and historical contexts, and from a variety of different perspectives. Students will discover cutting-edge approaches to cinematic and literary aesthetics, adaptation, and relationships between different media, reception contexts, ethics, and interfaces between theory and practice. On this course, students can choose specific areas of literary and cinema studies to complement their preparation for a creative practice or theoretical dissertation project. Students will study topics including: Areas such as modernism, poetic practice, American prose, Caribbean literature, and African American literatureDocumentary and fiction film production including screenwriting, pre-production, camera, lighting, sound, storyboarding and editing; Landmark directors and movements such as Expressionism and the avant-garde; Film theory including feminism, psychoanalysis, queer theory, haptic cinema; Adaptation and comparative media.

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