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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
    
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CINE 260 - Approaches to Cinema: The Musical and American Film Culture


Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 4 hours
Attribute: 4 HU, WR

This course will offer an overview of the major historical periods, figures, and films of the musical genre, while also framing them within the broader historical, aesthetic and cultural moments out of which they arose. It will also explore how the musical’s unique blending of spectacle and narrative influenced other genres. We will concentrate primarily on American film musicals, although films from France and England, as well as stage productions, will also be included. Enrollment Limit: 30.
Instructor: B. Doan
Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: For complete prerequisites, please refer to the Cinema Studies Program section titled “Cinematic Traditions Courses.”



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