CINE 3422 - The Hollywood Musical Course uri icon



  • Second only to jazz, some critics regard the Hollywood musical as the greatest American popular art form of the 20th century. Proposes a historical, formal and theoretical approach to the musical through its several iterations, from the classical, to the revisionist, to the unusual, placing the changes in the genre's form, structure, and ideology in the context of America's changing social, political and religious values. Recommended prerequisite: CINE 3051. Formerly FILM 3422.