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(Cross-listed with FMS 81, WGSS 50 ENG 80) Studies in the major films of Hitchcock with specific attention to the relations among popular culture, narrative cinema, and the social constructions of gender, sexuality, and cultural authority. Emphasis on various theories of cinema and spectatorial relations (feminist, psychoanalytic, queer) and close examination of the representational practices that "naturalize" heterosexual romance in relation to the narrative of "suspense."Recommendations: ENG 1, 2 REQUIRED or Fulfillment of College Writing Requirement.

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