Courses

English 84A, Section 1

The Coen Brothers (2 units, P/NP)

Professor Julia Bader
Friday 2:00-5:00, 225 Dwinelle Hall, Class number: 32422

We will concentrate on the high and low cultural elements in the noir comedies of the Coen brothers, discussing their use of Hollywood genres, parodies of classic conventions, and representation of arbitrariness.

This 2-unit course may not be counted as one of the twelve courses required to complete the English major.

Instructor Bio

Julia Bader is a Professor Emerita in the English Department and specializes in the modern period, both British and American, with an emphasis on fiction, film, and feminism.

Faculty web site: http://english.berkeley.edu/profiles/11