The World of Tim Burton


Advanced Common Curriculum: Creative Arts and Cultures

This course focuses on the films of Tim Burton, using his stories and artistic creations to understand the interdisciplinary world of his films. The course analyzes the films in the light of Jungian archetypes, auteur criticism and formalist and realist theories of filmmaking. It examines the social and political issues imbedded in Burton’s films and other art forms in order to understand how culture can influence people’s notions of social justice.

Prerequisite: ENGL T122 or A205

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