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Naomi B. Sokoloff
C LIT 357
Seattle Campus

Literature and Film

The film as an art form, with particular reference to the literary dimension of film and to the interaction of literature with the other artistic media employed in the form. Films are shown as an integral part of the course. Content varies.

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JEWISH LIFE IN LITERATURE AND FILM

Major themes of Jewish life treated in modern narrative and cinema. Topics include religious tradition and modernity. Jewish immigration to America, responses to the Holocaust, Zionism, and contemporary Israel. We will draw on principles of narrative theory and film theory to compare the telling and retelling of stories in different media.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Yuko Mera
Date: 03/16/2011