English 84

Sophomore Seminar: High Culture/Low Culture: Film Genres and the Cinema of Ang Lee

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
3 Fall 2008 Bader, Julia
Bader, Julia
W 5:30-8:30 P.M. 205 Wheeler

Other Readings and Media

Moody, R.: The Ice Storm; Grant, B.: Film Genre Reader; Jenkins, H. and Karmik, K.: Classical Hollywood Comedy; Pizzitola, L: Hearst Over Hollywood


This course will examine the formal techniques, expectations, experiences, and thematic concerns of some of Ang Lee's films, in the context of Hollywood and foreign films. We will also take advantage of the resources of Cal Performances and the Pacific Film Archive.

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