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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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German and Russian: Russian

RUSS 235 (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) Russian and Soviet Cinema (1)

A survey of masterpieces of Russian Film from the 1920s to the present including works by Eisenstein, Vertov, and Tarkovsky. The course will examine the ways in which directors, like authors of novels and other literary genres, create a fictional world; the historical and social context in which these films were made will also be discussed. Taught in English.

Mode of Inquiry: Interpreting Texts

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Fourth Semester Language Requirement

  • Offering: Alternate falls
  • Instructor: Bishop