Hollywood Novel and Film

The history of novels and films about Hollywood. Ways in which the closely related forms of novel and film portray “the dream factory”—its past, present, and future—as well as the way the forms interact. Books include Merton at the Movies (1922), I Should Have Stayed Home (1938), Loves of the Last Tycoon (1940), and The Player (1988). Films include What Price Hollywood? (1932), A Star is Born (1937), Sunset Boulevard (1950), In a Lonely Place (1950), and The Player (1992).

May not be taken after AMST S321/FILM S180.

Also FILM 476

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M 7:00pm-9.00pm T 3:30pm-5:20pm
Course Attribute: 
American Lit
American; 20th/21st Century