NEW! Watch and compare classic novels and their film adaptations from some of the great authors across the pond. Drawn from a list of the best 100 British novels compiled by the BBC, the novels will include the works of Jane Austen, Thomas Hardy, Muriel Spark, Jean Rhys and Ian McEwan. We will discuss how the best novels often have common themes of a timeless nature. In watching film adaptations, examine the effectiveness of the director’s and screen writer’s interpretations.
REQUIRED READING: Choose one or two: Emma by Jane Austen, The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy, Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark, Atonement by Ian McEwan