ELCB706 Художествена литература, кино и комуникация


The course aims to:

• Acquaint students with the basics of both classic and modern English-language literature;

• Compare specific canonical English-language works of fiction with their film/TV series versions;

• Explore the specifics of transferring literary works to film or TV;

• Prepare students to discuss literary and film/TV achievements in various social settings, including social events at business conferences or seminars.


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Английски език и професионална комуникация (Съвместна програма с университета Йорк)


преп. Андрей Андреев  

Описание на курса:


Students who have graduated the course will be able to:

• Demonstrate basic general knowledge on major works of literature or the film/TV industry;

• Express an informed opinion on particular literary works and films/TV series;

• Analyse the stylistics characteristics typical of a given author or film creator;

• Participate in civilized discussions on major literary/film/TV works.

• Write a short book, film or TV review.

Предварителни изисквания:
Students should have a command of the English language at the B2/C1 level of the CEF, and possess a general knowledge of major literary and cultural developments throughout history.

Форми на провеждане:

Учебни форми:

Език, на който се води курса:

Теми, които се разглеждат в курса:

  1. Old English Literature – major periods, authors and works
  2. Modern English Literature – major periods, authors and works
  3. From Early to present-day American Literature
  4. Other English-language literatures
  5. A comparison of some major literary works and their film/TV versions
  6. The development of the film industry and some canonical big-screen works
  7. The rising popularity of TV series and some widely appraised examples
  8. Writing a book or film review

Литература по темите:

Birch, D. (ed.) The Oxford Companion to English Literature (7th Edition). Oxford University Press, 2009.

Hart, J.D. The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6th edition). Oxford University Press, 1995.

Dixon, W.W., Foster, G.A. A Short History of Film. Rutgers University Press, 2008.

Singh, V. From Fiction to Film, 2012. Available at www.researchgate.net