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Western: A Study in the Film Genre

Code:
GNED 1281

This class will explore the film genre of Westerns. Major themes, theories and ideas will be examined via the work of selected actors, directors and films. Subjects to be studied via discussion and assignments include The History of the Western / Components of the Western / Landscape and Setting / Actors / Directors / Films / Indigenous Peoples. The course will conclude with an analysis of the place of the Western in a contemporary context – can it still ‘sit tall in the saddle’?

Notes:

Note: Class may contain mandatory chats.


Textbooks:

  • Winter - None required

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CRN Day Date Time Hours Location/
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Fee Availability
10560January 12, 2021 to April 20, 202112:00 am - 12:01 am42Online$367.60
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