ARLT 101_Lecture Notes_01112010

ARLT 101_Lecture Notes_01112010 - January 11, 2010 Lecture...

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January 11, 2010 Lecture Notes ARLT 101 Spring 2010 Studying the city and literature of Los Angeles? o What is real and what’s not? o What is fake? o In a city so denominated by fake, do we know what is real? o This is a city built on stories We get identified by our zip code Los Angeles is a babble of voices o Multitude of languages Politics of Los Angeles o Was more conservative/ Rep. city/ 70% Anglo What activities make the character of Los Angeles? o Beach/water sports o Tourism o Trade o Hub city o Cruising o Entertainment capital of the world Entertainment industry Get a street smart sense of this city o Literature will take us on the journey Origin and date of birth of Los Angeles? o 1781 funded by Spanish, Mexican, Indian, European o 1776 – 1787: Declaration (foundation) o 1880s : Statue of Liberty going up Childs (Jew), Helmet (Catholic), and Downey (Protestant) founded USC in 1880 as a real estate deal Los Angeles is a story teller to the world through its music and movies
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2010 for the course ARTL 101 taught by Professor Gustafson during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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ARLT 101_Lecture Notes_01112010 - January 11, 2010 Lecture...

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