109年第2學期-0153 文討:文學與電影裡的美國空間 課程資訊

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選課分析

本課程名額為 20人,已有17人選讀,尚餘名額3人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
Journals 20
Student -led Discussions 20
Final Research Paper 30
Research Paper Presentation 10
Attendance 10
Participation 10

授課教師

Nicholas Sumares

教育目標

By the end of the course students should be able to: • Have a better understanding of the impact of space on literature and film and the theories and concepts related to it. • Be aware of the multitude of American spaces and the ideology and culture inherent to each. • Have a greater knowledge of specific American authors and filmmakers and how their work is influenced by the American spaces they are a part of. • Be able to apply the ideas on space theory to the varied spaces of Taiwan. • High levels of English language proficiency in listening, reading, speaking, and writing. • Academic writing skill in research.

課程資訊

參考書目

Required Texts (a course pack will be provided):

Cheever, John. The Stories of John Cheever. New York: Vintage International, 2000. Print.
Hemingway, Ernest. The Nick Adams Stories. New York: Scribner, 1972. Print.
Welty, Eudora. The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty. Orlando: Harcourt, 1994. Print.
Manhattan (1979). Dir. Woody Allen.
American Beauty (1999). Dir. Same Mendes.
Deliverance (1972). Dir. John Boorman.
Wild (2014). Dir. Jean-Marc Vallée.
Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012). Dir. Benh Zeitlin.
Sling Blade (1996). Dir. Billy Bob Thorton.