Courses: The Poetics of the Moving Image: American Avant-Garde Film and its Influences (ENGLH384B01)
A seminar charting the emergence of American avant-garde film from the influences of European avant-garde filmmaking, particularly French Impressionism, Dada and Surrealism, to the literary Modernism of Gertrude Stein, Jorge Luis Borges, Ezra Pound, Charles Olson, Robert Creeley and AnaÃ¯s Nin. It provides an introduction to the aesthetics of avant-garde and experimental film as an alternative to mainstream film and to narrative film.
Prerequisites: Two 200-level English courses or permission of instructor.
Fulfills: HU III