2012-2013 Catalog 
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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GOVT 131 CM - Heroes, Villains, and Clowns

This course examines the meaning of heroism, villainy, and clownishness as they occur in western politics, literature, plays, and film. Drawing on materials in all media, including biography, history, fiction, poetry, plays, and cinema, the course studies specific individuals and works of art, ancient and modern. Among the individuals and works studied are: Churchill, Nero, Nixon, Faust; the movies Shane, and From Here to Eternity; the novel Anna Karenina; and the play Medea.

Prerequisite: GOVT 020 CM 

Offered: Occasionally

Credit: 1

Course Number: GOVT131 CM