Literature and the Media

Literature and the Media

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 3

Lecturer(s): prof. dr. Perenič Urška

Presentation and analysis of various forms of literature in integration with other media:
- A literary text and film;
- A literary text and radio, TV;
- A literary text and theater;
- A literary text and music;
- A literary text and the visual arts;
- A literary text and the internet;
- A literary text and advertising.
Students observe on concrete examples how the literary text passes into other media, how its message and meaning change and how the desired impact on receivers can be accomplished. Students will study examples of the influence of other media on writing literary texts. The course analyzes procedures of adapting literary texts for theater or film, compares narrative structure of the novel, film and television genres, analyzes the texts of musical compositions and opera librettos, the relationship between verbal and visual message (comics, picture-books, concrete poetry, advertisement ...). During the course a number of specific examples and methodological approaches are introduced. The emphasis of the course changes from year to year.