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Academic Year 2005/2006
Spain and Its Cinema: A Different Mode of Representation
SPAN 242 FA
In this course we will study some of the most important Spanish movies from the 1950s to the present. Special emphasis will be placed on such key directors as Bunuel, Saura, Erice or Almodovar. In some instances we
study a film in its entirety; in others, we will focus on segments or scenes from different movies, always with the intention of understanding how Spanish modes of representing reality through cinema differ from
Theoretical readings will be assigned in order to provide students the conceptual tools necessary to analyze cinematic texts.
A course packet.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Ten short essays (2 pages each), one final research project (5 pages), one individual oral presentation.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
The requirement for this course is SPAN 221 or any other upper level Spanish literature course.
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- Instructor(s): Moreno-Nuņo,Carmen
- Times: .M...F. 11:00AM-12:20PM; ....R.. 08:00PM-10:00PM; Location: JUDD113; FISK305;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 18)
- SR. major: 8 Jr. major: 8
- SR. non-major: 2 Jr. non-major: 0 SO: 0 FR: 0
- Curricular Renewal: Reading Non-Verbal Texts
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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