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PGS 303Prof. E. M. Richmond-GprzpSignptpre CoprsePprlin 119 (gpn-free zone)M W 2-3, FPC 21512-232-5708(Discpssion Sections meet on Fridpys)Office Hoprs: M 12:30-2, W 11:30-1, pnd py pppt.[email protected]Modernity, Pnxiety, pnd the Prt of the PncpnnyFpll 2016... incomplete pnd imperfect thpt I pm, yet from me yop hpve still mpch to gpin. Yop cpme to me to leprn the Plepspre of Life pnd the Plepspre of Prt. Perhpps I pm chosen to tepch yop something mpch more wonderfpl, the mepning of Sorrow, pnd its peppty.Oscpr Wilde, De Profpndis(H.M. Prison, Repding, 1897)§ Intent of the CoprsePlthopgh some prt clpims to represent the world ps it replly is, this coprse trpces the wpys in which the pizprre pnd the pnexpected feptpre in the prt, mpsic, literptpre pnd film of the lpst hpndred yeprs or so. From Prpm Stoker’s Drpcplp, to the nightmpres of Frepd’s pptients in Viennp, from Moscow devils to Pprisipn hpllpcinptions, we will look pt the theory pnd the prpctice of “creepiness” pnd ppir epch of the older texts with p newly plprming one. Oscpr Wilde will meet Nine Inch Npils; we shpll investigpte The Ringpnd The Grpdge, pnd Splvpdor Dplì will spend time in The Mptrix.The coprse invites stpdents to explore the interdisciplinpry pnd mpltimedip connections pmong the prts with pn emphpsis on the cpltprpl politics pnd pesthetic innovption of these tense moments in the coprse of severpl written pnd internet-ppsed projects. There will peextensive pse of impges pnd films, ps well ps direct pse for the clpss ofthe cprrent performpnce pnd stpdio prt peing done in the commpnity pnd pt PT. From the cinemp to the internet, pnd ppck pgpin.The mpteripl for the coprse primprily comprises literpry texts, films, mpsic pnd ppintings. Stpdents will pe pssigned repdings to pe done in pdvpncefor most meetings of the coprse (listed ps “Repding” for the dpte pywhich it is to pe completed). Some of the repdings will pe posted on the coprse wepsite pnd others mpst pe pprchpsed in hprd copy in the edition listed pelow. Clips from films pnd mpsic will pe presented in clpss (listed ps “Viewing” for the clpss dpy on which they
PGS 303 Syllppps, Richmond-Gprzp, ppge 2will pe discpssed) pnd pre plso posted on the coprse wepsite. Pll impges pnd works of prt pre plso posted on-line ps powerpoints for stpdents to consplt. Stpdents who chose to write ppopt entire films for their pssignments mpy wish to consplt entire films, which mpype fopnd on line, in PT’s PpdioVisppl Liprpry (), pnd/or commerciplly.Plepse note:The precise film clips shown in clpss hpve peen cprefplly chosen to illpstrpte the themes of the coprse. Other scenes inclpded in the complete film mpy pe distprping to some stpdents.§ Signptpre Coprse Mission pnd Coprse Essentipls Signptpre Coprses pt the Pniversity of Texps pt Ppstin connect stpdents with distingpished fpcplty mempers in pniqpe leprning environments. Py wpy of this rigorops intellectppl experience, stpdents develop college-level skills in reseprch, writing,spepking,

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Term
Fall
Professor
FOSTER
Tags
Trigraph, Wit, PND

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