This course explores the complex interplay between film and literature. Selected novels, short stories, and plays are analyzed in relation to film versions of the same works in order to gain an understanding of the possibilities—and problems—involved in the transposition to film.

Homer. The Odyssey. Translated by Robert Fagles, Penguin Books, 2006.



Dracula, Bram Stoker, Modern Library Classics, ISBN 0-375-75670-1
The Mortal Storm, Phyllis Bottome, Northwestern University Press, ISBN 0-8101-1471-2
Mrs. Dalloway, Virginia Woolf, Harcourt, ISBN 0-15-662870-8
Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson, Penguin, ISBN 978-0-14-241473-6
V For Vendetta, Alan Moore & David Lloyd, Vertigo, ISBN 978-1-4012-0841-7