2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ITA 422 - Italian Cinema

A study of Italian Cinema from a variety of cultural, artistic and historical perspectives from its origins in the first years of the 20th century to the present. The course centers on several of the great masterpieces of Italian cinema that emerged after World War II, often viewed under the rubric of neorealism. Issues include: the relation of the Italian film tradition to that of other nations; the relation of film to literature and theater; the questions of dramatic unity and verisimilitude in the presentation of plot and character; the social message or hidden assumptions of the writers and directors; and technical innovations. Course conducted in Italian.
Credits: 3