Apr 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Scripps Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Scripps Catalog
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CORE 002 SC - Metropolis: Imagining the City


Whether pictured as labyrinth, stage set, utopian pleasure-dome or gigantic living room, the urban landscape has played a crucial role in the attempt of 20th-century writers and artists to come to terms with modernity. The course will move from the squares of 19th-century Berlin, to the grid of Manhattan, to the malls and subdivisions of Los Angeles. Using fiction, film and urban history, we investigate how changes in the perception of the city reflect the ways modernity sees itself.

Course Credit: 1.0


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