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  1. Week 1: Course Introduction, Overview of Key Themes and How to Write a Film Review (22nd Jan) 4 items
    1. Film writing and selected journalism - James Agee 2005

      Book 

    2. American film and society since 1945 - Leonard Quart, Albert Auster 1984

      Book 

    3. American film and society since 1945 - Leonard Quart, Albert Auster, ProQuest (Firm) 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book 

  2. Week 2: The Western and American Mythology (29th Jan) 12 items
    1. The philosophy of the Western - Jennifer L. McMahon, B. Steve Csaki c2010

      Book 

    2. The American Western - Stephen McVeigh 2007

      Book  EBook

    3. Westerns: making the man in fiction and film - LeeClark Mitchell 1996

      Book 

    4. True West - Sam Shepard June 1996 (Paperback)

      Book 

    5. West of everything: the inner life of westerns - Jane Tompkins 1992

      Book 

  3. Week 3: Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid – Early cinema (5th Feb) 6 items
    1. The Kid - Charlie Chaplin

      Audio-visual document 

    2. Charlie Chaplin - Charlie Chaplin 2005

      Book 

    3. Chaplin and American Culture: The Evolution of a Star Image - Charles J. Maland 21 Feb. 1991

      Book 

    4. Films of Charlie Chaplin - Gerald Mcdonald (Paperback)

      Book 

  4. Week 4: Race and American Cinema 1 (12th Feb) 2 items
    1. See Week 6 for readings.

  5. Week 5: Reflection Week (19th Feb) 1 item
    1. No readings

  6. Week 6: Race and American Cinema 2 (26th Feb) 13 items
    1. King Kong - Merian C. Cooper, Ernest Schoedsack, Max Steiner, Fay Wray 2012 (videorecording dvd)

      Audio-visual document 

    2. Race and Reunion - David W. Blight March 1, 2002 (Paperback)

      Book 

    3. Shadow and act - Ralph Ellison 1995

      Book 

    4. Black skin, white masks - Frantz Fanon 2008

      Book 

    5. Framing Blackness: the African American image in film - Ed Guerrero, ProQuest (Firm) c1993 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    6. Radical narratives of the Black Atlantic - Alan J. Rice 2003

      Book 

    7. In the year 1915: D.W. Griffith and the Whitening of America - Cedric J. Robinson

      Chapter 

    8. White screens, black images: Hollywood from the dark side - James Snead, Colin MacCabe, Cornel West 1994

      Book 

  7. Week 7: Representation of Youth in American Cinema (5th Mar) 11 items
    1. Teen film: a critical introduction - Catherine Driscoll 2011

      Book 

    2. Rebels and Chicks - Stephen Tropiano August 1, 2005 (Paperback)

      Book 

  8. Week 8: Adaptation in American Cinema: To Kill a Mockingbird (12th Mar) 7 items
    1. To kill a mockingbird - Harper Lee 1960

      Book Core

    2. Adaptations: from text to screen, screen to text - Deborah Cartmell, Imelda Whelehan 1999

      Book 

    3. To kill a mockingbird: the relationship between text and film - R. Barton Palmer 2008

      Book 

    4. To kill a mockingbird - Robert Mulligan, Elmer Bernstein, Gregory Peck, Mary Badham 2005 (videorecording dvd)

      Audio-visual document 

    5. LETTERS - Anonymous Jul 8, 2018

      Article 

  9. Week 9: The Films of Robert Rodríguez (19th Mar) 4 items
    1. The cinema of Robert Rodriguez - Frederick Luis Aldama 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Core

    2. Desperado - Robert Rodriguez

      Audio-visual document 

    3. Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) - Robert Rodriguez Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014

      Audio-visual document 

    4. Machete (2010) - Robert Rodriguez Saturday, 27 Jan 2018

      Audio-visual document 

  10. Week 10: Fashion in Film (26th Mar) 5 items
    1. Screening: Extracts from various films

    2. Chick flicks: contemporary women at the movies - Suzanne Ferriss, Mallory Young 2008

      Book  Read Ch.4

    3. Chick flicks: contemporary women at the movies - Suzanne Ferriss, Mallory Young 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book  Read Ch.4

    4. Fashion in Film - Christopher Laverty 10 Oct. 2016

      Book 

  11. Week 11: The Film Industry: Hollywood and the Studio System (2nd Apr) 1 item
    1. The cinema book - Pam Cook 2007

      Book  Read pages.4-48

  12. Week 12: Representations of the U.S.-Mexico Border (9th Apr) 4 items
    1. Lone Star (1996) - John Sayles Monday, 16 Mar 2015

      Audio-visual document  Available via Box of Broadcasts

  13. Feedback Session (30h Apr) 1 item
    1. Review of Module + Study Skills.+ Discussion of employability skills.