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Film and Literary Research

This guide was created to assist students and faculty for the Film as Literature course.   The Film as Literature LibGuide lists resources available at the Roberts Library as well as on the Internet.

For additional assistance with research,  please contact the Reference desk to schedule a Research Appointment. During the 1/2 hour research session, a librarian will provide individualized help with a specific question or need. 

You may call (706.272.4583) with a reference question.

Send a request for Research Appointment  to:

About the Course...

English 1201 is an introduction to the art of film as literature, incorporating humanistic, philosophic, historical, and aesthetic perspectives, as well as critical/interpretive analysis and synthesis of cinema, from the silent period through the present sound era. Selected films are viewed analytically for critical/interpretive application of these perspectives.

The course is also designed to teach students to think critically through analysis and synthesis by writing clear, coherent, and correct essays about the films. Students have the opportunity to interpret the meaning of the films and to support their ideas or insights with documented evidence from the films and from secondary sources in the library.

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Melissa Whitesell
Dalton State College
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