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ENG 3711 - History of Cinema I: Beginning to 1938



Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): ENG 2860

Description: This course will examine the history of cinema from its 19th-century origins until the introduction of sound films in the 1920s through 1938. Students explore important developments and influences in American and international cinema, including the creation of realistic and fantastic styles, the formation of Hollywood narrative, the impact of vaudeville and stage theatre, the emergence of film genres, melodrama, the contributions of women in early cinema, the place of race film, and the evolution of classical editing and dialectical montage.



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