English 84

Sophomore Seminar: The Coen Brothers


Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Fall 2017 Bader, Julia
W 1-4 300 Wheeler Sophomore Seminars

Book List

Lahiri, J.: Interpreter of Maladies

Description

We will concentrate on the high and low cultural elements in the noir comedies of the Coen brothers, discussing their use of Hollywood genres, parodies of classic conventions, and representation of arbitrariness.  We will also read some fiction and attend events at the Pacific Film Archive and Cal Performances.

This 2-unit course may not be counted as one of the twelve courses required to complete the English major.

Other Recent Sections of This Course

Spring, 2018
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84/1 Sophomore Seminar: High Culture / Low Culture: Woody Allen Bader, Julia
Fall, 2017
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84/2 Sophomore Seminar: Modern Utopian and (mostly) Dystopian Movies Starr, George A.
Spring, 2017
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
84/1 Sophomore Seminar: High Culture / Low Culture: Woody Allen Bader, Julia
Fall, 2016
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
84/1 Sophomore Seminar: The Coen Brothers Bader, Julia
Spring, 2016
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
84/1 Sophomore Seminar: Woody Allen Bader, Julia
Fall, 2015
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
84/1 Sophomore Seminar: The Coen Brothers Bader, Julia
Spring, 2015
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
84/1 Sophomore Seminar: Woody Allen Bader, Julia

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