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ENGL 7008 Postwar Hollywood: Film Analysis (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This seminar focuses on Hollywood cinema of the 1940s-1960s. The first part of the course offers an introduction to the formal analysis of film, in which students develop the skills of close reading cinematic texts. The second part focuses on cultural historical readings of individual films (The Manchurian Candidate), directors (Orson Welles), genres (melodrama), and styles (film noir).


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Tina Klein

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 31-Jan-17