Fall 2022
Contemporary U.S. Literature and Film ENH255
3.00 Credit

Strengths and weaknesses of literature and film. Challenges of adapting literature to film. Addressing racial, ethnic, gender, class and religious differences between cultures and mediums. Use of narrative in each medium and how it translates various cultural values and assumptions. Specific genres present in literature and film. Cultural metaphors and symbols used in literature and film.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101.

Class Availability: Open
27 of 30 seats available
General Education Designations
C, HU, L GE Codes
Class Number Delivery Days Dates Times Type
35089 Online - August 22, 2022 - December 16, 2022 - Lecture
Last full refund date Student Last Date to Withdraw Section no. Class Fees
August 29, 2022 October 9, 2022 0001 -

Books and Materials

  • Like Water for Chocolate (Trade Ed) (Required)
  • (1995)
  • ISBN: 9780385420174
  • Publisher: Doubleday Books
  • Author: Esquivel
  • Type: Textbook
  • Estimated Price: $16.95 (new)
  • New Retail Price: 16.95, Used Retail Price: 12.75, New Rental Fee: 0.00, Used Rental Fee: 11.87.
  • Mrs Frisby & the Rats of NIMH (Required)
  • (1971)
  • ISBN: 9780689710681
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Author: Obrien
  • Type: Textbook
  • Estimated Price: $7.99 (new)
  • New Retail Price: 7.99, Used Retail Price: 6.00. This is not a Rental Title.
  • One for the Money (Required)
  • (NA)
  • ISBN: 9780312600730
  • Publisher: MPS
  • Author: Evanovich
  • Type: Textbook
  • Estimated Price: $14.99 (new)
  • New Retail Price: 14.99, Used Retail Price: 11.25, New Rental Fee: 0.00, Used Rental Fee: 6.00.
  • The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven (Required)
  • (NA)
  • ISBN: 9781480457232
  • Publisher: Open Road Media c/o Ingram's
  • Author: Alexie
  • Type: eBook
  • Estimated Price: $2.99 (new)
  • New Retail Price: 2.99, Used Retail Price: 0.00. This is not a Rental Title. eBook Type: Web. eBook format: BryteWave Format.
  • Crow (Required)
  • (2011)
  • ISBN: 9781451627251
  • Publisher: GALLERY PRESS
  • Author: O'Barr
  • Type: Textbook
  • Estimated Price: $23.00 (new)
  • New Retail Price: 23.00, Used Retail Price: 17.25. This is not a Rental Title.
  • I Am Legend (Required)
  • (1995)
  • ISBN: 9780765357151
  • Publisher: Tor Books c/o MPS
  • Author: Matheson
  • Type: Textbook
  • Estimated Price: $8.99 (new)
  • New Retail Price: 8.99, Used Retail Price: 6.75, New Rental Fee: 5.84, Used Rental Fee: 3.60.
  • Joy Luck Club (Required)
  • (1989)
  • ISBN: 9780143038092
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House, Inc
  • Author: Tan
  • Type: Textbook
  • Estimated Price: $17.00 (new)
  • New Retail Price: 17.00, Used Retail Price: 12.75, New Rental Fee: 9.35, Used Rental Fee: 6.80.
  • Lone Ranger & Tonto Fistfight in Heaven (Required)
  • (2013)
  • ISBN: 9780802121998
  • Publisher: Grove Atlantic, Incorporated
  • Author: Alexie
  • Type: Textbook
  • Estimated Price: $16.00 (new)
  • New Retail Price: 16.00, Used Retail Price: 12.00, New Rental Fee: 8.80, Used Rental Fee: 6.40.
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