21L.011 | Fall 2013 | Undergraduate

The Film Experience

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Lecture 13: The Western

Description: The Western as a genre form, exemplifying Hollywood cinema’s emergence as a central form of storytelling (“consensus narrative”) for the founding myths of the United States. Example: McCabe and Mrs. Miller.

Instructor: David Thorburn

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