English N173

The Language and Literature of Films: The Film Western

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Session Course Areas
1 Summer 2012 Breitwieser, Mitchell
M 2-5 & W 2-4 166 Barrows

Book List

Cooper, James Fenimore: The Pioneers; Grey, Zane: Riders of the Purple Sage; L'Amour, Louis: Hondo; McCarthy, Cormac: Blood Meridian


An exploration of the durability and the versatility of this literary genre. We will watch a film each week, and read four novels.

Two six-page essays, a final quiz, and regular attendance will be required.

This course will be taught in Session C, from June 18 to August 8.


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