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Women's "Autobiography" in Literature and Film cancelled

ENGL 292.920
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MW 4:30-7:30

This course will explore women's "autobiographical" reflection in literature and film. For the first part of the course we will focus on women "autobiographical" literature that has been made into film, looking at the different ways each medium tells a story. The second part of the course will look at autobiographical films by women which were originally produced as film, considering each in relationship to the way a similar tale is told in literature. Films to be discussed will be screened in class. Students will write two 5-7 page analytical papers.

The reading and screening might include:
Janet Frame/An Angel at My Table (film by Jane Campion)
Jeanette Winterson/Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (made for TV film)
Mary Dorcey/Biography of Desire (with Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit)
Virginia Woolf/Orlando (film by Sally Potter)
Virginia Woolf/Mrs. Dalloway (film by Marleen Gorris)
Gertrude Stein/The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (film When You See This, Remember Me by Perry Miller Adato)
Audre Lorde/Zami: A New Spelling of My Name (films The Watermelon Woman by Cheryl Dunne and Go Fish by G. Turner and R. Troche)
Grazia Deledda/The Church of Solitude (film In Her Own Time by Barbara Meyerhoff)