Welcome to the Department of English at Rutgers University

01 MW6   CAC   03453  KOSZARSKI  MU-301
     M 7,8             FILM SCREENING    MU-301

What is it that makes a great film a great film?  An examination of the development of film style, genre and technology as it has evolved from the era of the classical studio system through the present.   Looking at the work of Kubrick, Godard, Fellini, Dreyer, Polonski , Tim Burton and others, we will analyze how specific elements of mise en scene, including editing, sound recording, performance style and cinematography developed over time within specific national or generic contexts.  Students will compose guided response papers weekly.  Final exam.

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Upcoming Events

28 Mar 2018;
01:00PM - 04:00PM
CCA Pragmatism Working Group
30 Mar 2018;
10:00AM - 05:00PM
Slavery's Reinventions, a Symposium
04 Apr 2018;
08:00PM -
Writers at Rutgers Reading Series | Tracy K. Smith
20 Apr 2018;
12:00PM - 03:00PM
Americanist Seminar Hosts Jane Thrailkill, UNC


 Undergraduate Students


Graduate Program in English


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