Required Texts & Bibliography

REQUIRED TEXTS
Chiang, Ted. “Story of Your Life.”
Gianetti, Louis, Ed. Understanding Movies, 11th Edition, Prentice Hall.
Hemmings, Kaui Hart, The Descendants.
Marion, Isaac. Warm Bodies. Atria 2011.
Proulx, Annie. “Brokeback Mountain.”  The New Yorker 13 October 1997. Web.
Satrapi, Marjane. Persepolis. Pantheon, 2004. (Volume 1 only)
Woolrich, Cornell, “It Had to Be Murder”

REQUIRED OR SUGGESTED READINGS OR AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIALS

Films: (Can be streamed via Netflix, Amazon DVD, and YouTube–check IMDB.com for availability & upcoming broadcasts. They are also available on library reserve for 3 hour loan or for purchase for less than $10)

Home Viewing:
Required: Citizen Kane (Dir. Orson Welles, 1941)
Rear Window (Dir. Alfred Hitchcock, 1954)
Recommended: Touch of Evil (Dir. Orson Welles, 1958)

Screened in class (you may want to have these available for home to review as well):
Arrival (Dir. Denis Villeneuve, 2016) 118 min.
Brokeback Mountain (Dir Ang Lee, 2005) 124 min
The Descendants
(Dir Alexander Payne, 2011) 115 min.
Persepolis (Dir. Marjane Satrapi & Vincent Paronnaud, 2007) 95 min.
Warm Bodies (Dir. Jonathan Levine, 2013) 98 min.

Recommended texts: Corrigan, Timothy, Ed. Film and Literature: An Introduction & Reader (excerpts posted on Canvas)

Useful Websites:
Box Office Mojo (Box office stat’s, earned income for films etc.)
Internet Movie Database
Online film scripts
The Silent Era
Screen Plays for You (free movie scripts/screenplays)
Film Criticism Movie Review Query Engine
useful for locating full-text reviews newspapers, magazines etc.

Bibliography of Suggested Resources for Presentations

Specific to Adaptations in EN 220
Brown, David. “Citizen Kane at 70″ The Atlantic 3 May 2011. Web.
Gilbey, Ryan. “Annie Proulx Regrets Writing ‘Brokeback Mountain’.” The Guardian 29 Dec 2014. Web.
New York Times 20 April 1999. Web.  (More biographical approach to Cunningham).
Naghibi, Nima, et al. “Estranging the Familiar: ‘East” and “West’: in Satrapi’s Perspeolis.” ESC 31:2-3 (June/September 2005): 223-48. GoogleScholar.
Shawl, Nisi. “Warm Bodies: Isaac Marion’s Novel of Zombie Love.” Book review. The Seattle Times. 5 May 2011. Web.

General Film / Adaptation Theory
Arheim, Rudolf. Film as Art. Berkeley, CA: U of California P, 1957
Ayock, Wendell, and Michael Schoenecke, eds. Film and Literature: A Comparative Approach
to Adaptation. Lubbock: Texas Tech UP, 1988.
Bloom, Harold. “The Visionary Cinema of the Romantics.” In William Black. Ed. Alvin Rosenfeld. Providence, RI: Brown UP, 1969.
Bobo, Jacqueline. Black Women as Cultural Readers. New York: Columbia, 1995
Bonner, Frances,et. al., Imagining Women. Cambridge: Polity, 1992
Carson, Diane, et.al, Multiple Voices in Feminist Film Criticism. Minneapolis: Minnesota, 1994
Chatham, Seymour. Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 1979.
Cook, Pam and Dood, Philip, (eds.), Women and Film: A Sight and Sound Reader, Philadelphia, Temple UP, 1993.
Corbere, Robert. In the Name of National Security: Hitchcock, Homophobia, and the Political Construction of Gender in Postwar America. Durham: Duke UP.
Corrigan, Timothy. A Cinema without Walls: Movies and Culture after Vietnam. New Brunswick, JN: Rutgers UP, 1991.
Dyer, Richard. Stars. London: BFI Publications, 1986.
Erens, Patricia. Issues in Feminist Film Criticism. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1990.
Gledhill, Christine, Stardom: Industry of Desire. London: BFI, 1987.
Heath, Jennifer, Ed. The veil : women writers on its history, lore, and politics. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2008.
Heath, Stephen. Questions of Cinema. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1981.
Kaplan, Ann. Women & Film New York: Methuen, 1985.
Klein, Michael and Gillian Parker, eds. The English Novel and the Movies. New York: Ungar, 1981.
Kozloff, Sarah. Invisible Storytellers: Voice-Over Narration in American Fiction Film. Berkeley, CA: U of California P, 1988.
Mayne, Judith. The Woman at the Keyhole. Bloomington: Indiana, 1990.
—. Private Novels, Public Films. Athens, GA: U of Georgia P, 1988.
Minh-ha, Trinh T.. Framer Framed. New York: Routledge, 1992.
—. When the Moon Waxes Red. New York: Routledge, 1991.
Morrissette, Bruce. Novels and Films: Essays in Two Genres. Chicago, IL: U of Chicago P, 1985.
Naremore, James. Acting in the Cinema. Berkeley: UCal Press, 1988.
Peneley, Constance, et. al., Close Encounters. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1991.
—. Feminism and Film Theory. New York: Routledge, 1988.
Pribram, Deirdre. Female Spectators: Looking at Film and Television. London: Verso,1988.
Richardson, Robert. Literature and Film. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1969.
Sontag, Susan. Against Interpretation. New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1961.
Wyatt, Justin. Hight Concept: Movies and Marketing in Hollywood. Austin, TX: U of Texas P, 1985. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *