LIT138 CM - Film and Mass Culture

This course will examine film as art and as medium in the context of the rise of 20th-century "mass culture." We will take up such topics as the role of film in producing the ideas of "mass culture", the cinematic representation of the "masses", film as an instrument of the standardization of culture and as a mode of resistance to it, film and modernism, film and postmodernism, representations of fascism in cinema, and "subculture" considered as an effect of mass culture.

Offered: Every third year

Credit: 1

Course Number: LIT 138 CM

This course information is from the 2021-2022 Catalog. View this catalog.

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