Jan 19, 2022  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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ENGL 3091 - Asian Cinemas: Eastern Visions in a Post Colonial World


3 cr. 3 hr. Offered every fourth semester.

This course is a survey of classic and contemporary Asian film. The history of colonialism and imperialism in South and East Asia, a legacy that figures prominently in the films we will study. Assessing the stylistic and narrative conventions of Indian, Japanese, Chinese, and Korean cinemas, we will recognize how these storytelling traditions often contrast with Hollywood and other Western cinemas. We will become acquainted with the work of some of Asia’s greatest directors. ART, GDAN

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1200 .



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