Mar 04, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

ENG 3711 - History of Film I

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): ENG 2860

Description: This course examines 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.

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)