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AMST0242A-S14

Film Comedy
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Film Comedy
A survey of American film comedy from the silent era to contemporary productions. The course will focus on various approaches such as clown comedy, romantic comedy, and satirical comedy. In addition, the course will explore screen comedy in the context of various theories of comedy, including the narrative design, the social dynamics, and the psychological understanding of humor. The filmmakers will include: Chaplin, Keaton, Lubitsch, Wilder, Woody Allen, among others. Screenings, readings and written assignments. 3 hrs. lect./3 hrs. screen.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
22316

Course

AMST0242

All Sections in Spring 2014

Spring 2014

AMST0242A-S14 Lecture (Grindon)