This course is an in-depth examination of the period in Hollywood's history in which the American commercial film presented a world where "the streets were dark with something more than night." Course will study predominant noir themes and visual patterns, as well as the visual style of individual directors such as Fuller, Ray, Mann, Lang, Ulmer, DeToth, Aldrich, Welles, Tourneur, Preminger, Lewis, et al., using their work to address how films make meaning through the maniputlation of cinematic form and narrative structure.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FILM-MN)(FILM)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
To be announced.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Major paper, oral presentation, final exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Bi-weekly screenings plus extra required screenings as arranged. Enrollment limited to junior and senior film majors. American Studies majors may apply. Course fee: $60.00 Permission of Instructor Required.
|Instructor(s): Basinger,Jeanine D. Times: ..T.... 01:10PM-04:30PM; ....R.. 01:10PM-04:30PM; Location: AWKS010; AWKS010; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 24
|Permission of instructor approval will be granted by the instructor during pre-registration through the Electronic Portfolio. Click "Add to My Courses" and "To request a POI electronically, click here" to submit your request.|
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