Weimar Cinema, 1918 - 1933|
Fall 2007 not offered
This course is an investigation of the artistically ground-breaking silent and sound films of the Weimar era. Particular attention will be paid to the works of Fritz Lang, G. W. Pabst, and Murnau, directors whose vision still fascinates us today. The course will include readings in film theory and criticism (Kracauer, Benjamin, Arnheim, Brecht) and in the literature and cultural history of the period.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GRST-MN)(GRST)
Films by Fritz Lang, F.W. Murnau, G.W. Pabst, P. Wegener, L. Riefenstahl, and others.
THE WEIMAR REPUBLIC SOURCE BOOK and COURSE READER
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Mid-term exam, film journal, and final exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Participants in the course should have a general interest in German history and culture. Attendance required. Course fee: $45.00.
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