English 190

Research Seminar: Sixties Cinema


Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
13 Spring 2019 Knapp, Jeffrey
TTh 5-6:30 note new location: 47 Evans

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Description

British and American cinema experienced a renaissance in the 1960s, when it arguably surpassed the literature of its time in artistic ambition and achievement.  We’ll be exploring a wide range of film genres and topics throughout the period, including the Swinging London of A Hard Day’s Night and Blow-Up, spy thrillers such as Dr. No and The Manchurian Candidate, the civil rights movement and In the Heat of the Night, film adaptations of literary classics such as Women in Love, and the social satire of The Graduate.

The movies will be made available to the class as streaming video, although I hope that we will be able to find time for several screenings we can view together.  There will be a course reader but no textbooks.

Please read the paragraph about English 190 on page 2 of the instructions area of this Announcement of Classes for more details about enrolling in or wait-listing for this course.

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