Ayn Rand, Anti-Communism, & the Left - Friesian School
Ecocriticism: An Essay – Literary Theory and Criticism …
This module offers students the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge of film studies, in particular auteur theory, and consider this understanding through critical practice; where practical work is used to demonstrate, test and develop theoretical understanding in film. Students enrolled on the module will initially prepare an academic presentation setting out the features which characterize the director as an auteur, especially in relation to directing technique, and this will form the basis for a short production by the student which demonstrates or tests aspects of these features of authorship. Each student will shoot and edit their production with the co-operative support of their colleagues. The completed production and an essay will be submitted for assessment. The essay will be based on the research prepared for the presentation and discuss the completed production in an appropriate theoretical context. Students are not expected to have practical skills in production before starting this co
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"Since at least the nineteenth century, the Renaissance has been credited with witnessing the independent emergence of both the public sphere of political debate and participation and a fully-fledged concept of private and internal identity. As well as providing a framework for the interpretation of allegedly characteristically Renaissance literary forms - the lyric poem or the essay, for instance - these categories have also determined the nature of much recent critical writing about the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. This module will assess the usefulness of the concepts of public and private as they are applied to the period, considering a wide range of texts and other cultural artefacts from portraits to gardens. It will explore spaces where the distinction between the public and the private is contested (in the physical space of the court or the textual space of the preface) and will address important methodological debates concerning the history of the period."