Calendar

LEC # TOPICS KEY DATES
1

Introduction: Myth in Visual and Literary Arts

Film: Sturges, Preston. The Lady Eve, 1941.

 
2

Discussion of Singer, Irving. Reality Transformed: Film as Meaning and Technique.

Film: Jeunet, Jean-Pierre. Amélie, 2001.

 
3

Discussion of Bédier, Joseph. Tristan & Iseult.

Film: Cocteau, Jean, and Jean Delannoy. The Eternal Return, 1943.

 
4

Discussion of Shaw, George Bernard. Pygmalion.

Film: Asquith, Anthony, and Leslie Howard. Pygmalion, 1938.

 
5

Discussion of James, Henry. Washington Square.

Film: Holland, Agnieszka. Washington Square, 1997.

 
6

Discussion of Singer, Irving. Reality Transformed: Film as Meaning and Technique.

Film: Wyler, William. The Heiress, 1949.

 
7

Discussion of Singer, Irving. Three Philosophical Filmmakers: Hitchcock, Welles, Renoir.

Film: Hitchcock, Alfred. The 39 Steps, 1935.

 
8

Discussion of Singer, Irving. Three Philosophical Filmmakers: Hitchcock, Welles, Renoir. (cont.)

Discussion of Readings and Screenings to Date -

Paper 1 due
9

Discussion of Cocteau, Jean. Cocteau on the Film.

Film: Cocteau, Jean. Orphée, 1950.

 
10

Discussion of Cocteau, Jean. Cocteau on the Film. (cont.)

Film: Cocteau, Jean. The Testament of Orpheus, 1960.

 
11

Discussion of Singer, Irving.“The Meaning of Death” In The Creation of Value.

Film: Bergman, Ingmar. The Seventh Seal, 1957.

 
12

Discussion of Student Drafts of Paper 2

Film: Bergman, Ingmar. Through a Glass Darkly, 1961. (Interviews)

Paper 2 due

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