LITERARY CLASSICS IN THE CINEMATOGRAPHY

Type: For the student's choice

Department: english philology

Curriculum

SemesterCreditsReporting
103Setoff

Lectures

SemesterAmount of hoursLecturerGroup(s)
1018Associate Professor Svitlana VoitiukIna-52m, Ina-51M

Practical

SemesterAmount of hoursGroupTeacher(s)
1018Ina-51MAssociate Professor Svitlana Voitiuk
Ina-52mAssociate Professor Svitlana Voitiuk

Course description

The course aims at giving the students the opportunities to enlarge their knowledge of the items concerning  classical literary writings of the countries (Great Britain, the United States of America) the native language of which they learn and the cinematoraphic adaptations of the former by the famous producers (Alfred Hitchcock, David Lean, etc) with great film stars (Audrey Hepburn, Sophia Loren, Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Ron Moody, etc) who bear the Oscar awards in different nominations. The variety of the themes cover the period from the dawn of the cinematography (Wuthering Heights, 1939; Gone with the Wind, 1939; etc) to the present times (The Young Victoria, 2009; The Great Gatsby, 2013; etc).

The tasks of the course pertain the development of  listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the learners so that they become able to make presentations and participate in the classroom discussions.

The topicality of the course contains 35 items correlated for 36 academic hours and covers the material pertaining general characteristics of the development of the cinematography and the classical literary writings on the basis of which the films have been shot. Additional attention is paid to the questions dealing with the music, lyrics and songs, awards and remakes.