English 190

Research Seminar: Mass Entertainment in Classical Hollywood Film


Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
9 Spring 2015 Knapp, Jeffrey
TTh 3:30-5 note new location: 106 Dwinelle

Description

Our topic will be the theory and practice of mass entertainment in Hollywood from the birth of talking pictures to the start of W.W. II.  Among the films we'll discuss are The Jazz Singer, Public EnemyFootlight Parade, The Lady Eve, City Lights, The WesternerSnow White and the Seven DwarfsHis Girl Friday, Meet John Doe, and Citizen Kane.  

Most of these movies are available for rent or purchase from iTunes or Amazon Instant Video.  You may view all of them for free at the Media Resources Center in Moffitt Library.  The only required text will be a Course Reader.

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