2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 10, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG-375 Screening Film Noir


GER: TA (Critical, Analytical Interpretation of Texts)
Prerequisite: any first year writing seminar
Examination of distinctive stylistic and thematic features of film noir as it emerged in its classic period and as it returns in contemporary American cinema. The course will also consider the ?noir anxiety? that emerges around identity as it relates to historical trauma, sexual roles, race and ethnicity ? and do so with an eye toward assessing the critical social commentary offered by both classic and contemporary noir cinema. 4 credits.



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