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Fall 2012-2013
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Major Filmmakers

P. Adams Sitney

DEPARTMENT CONSENT IS REQUIRED TO ADD THIS CLASS

A seminar on the major films of Alfred Hitchcock, Ingmar Bergman, and Michelangelo Antonioni. There will be an emphasis on psychoanalytical themes in the discussion of such films as Spellbound, Rear Window, Psycho, The Birds, The Silence, Persona, Fanny and Alexander, L'avventura, La notte, and Blow Up.

Sample reading list:
Bergman, Bergman on Bergman
Spoto, The Dark Side of Genius
Freud, Introduction to Psychoanalysis
Arrowsmith, Antonioni
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Three hours of film screenings, approximately seventy pages of reading each week. Three short papers (approx five pages) one each on a film not discussed in seminar by Hitchcock, Berman, and Antonioni.

Requirements/Grading:
Term Paper(s) - 60%
Class/Precept Participation - 40%

Reserved Seats:
Sophomores Only 5

Website:  http://www.princeton.edu/arts/arts_at_princeton/visual_arts/

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21878 S01 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   Nassau Street, 185   111   Enrolled:13 Limit:24
21879 F01 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm T   Nassau Street, 185   110   Enrolled:13 Limit:24