UCJANGBP34 English Classics in Film

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Summer 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
PhDr. Veronika Woznicová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Veronika Nogolová, PhD.
Institute of Foreign Languages - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Completion of courses English Literature 1 and 2.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course will acquaint the students with classic pieces of English literature via their successful film adaptations. The students will discuss individual movies, their episodes, protagonists and themes. Additionally, the course will invite comparisons of the films and their literary origins. Classic texts of English literature will thus be viewed from the perspective of practical usage of language in various communicative situations as illustrated by particular film scenes.
Learning outcomes
Comprehension of the principles of cinematic rendition of a literary text. Comparison.
  • 1. The Miller’s Tale 2. Romeo and Juliet 3. Much Ado about Nothing 4. Sense and Sensibility 5. A Christmas Carol 6. The Importance of Being Earnest 7. A Room with a View 8. Orlando 9. Animal Farm 10. Look Back in Anger 11. Brick Lane 12. Atonement 13. Summary
  • Kastan, D. S. (2006). The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature. Oxford: OUP
  • Burgess, A. (1991). English Literature: A Survey for Students. London: Longman. Caserio, Robert L. The Cambridge companion to the twentieth-century English novel. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. ISBN 978-0521711159.
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Oral exam
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2021, Summer 2022, Summer 2023.
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