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Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

ARTH 2275 - Heroes, Superheroes and American Visual Culture

This course examines the aesthetic and cultural importance of ‘heroes’ and heroic representation in American visual culture from the mid-18th century to the present. It considers the construction and representation of heroic figures within debates about aesthetics, national identity, political representation, and popular culture. Presented both chronologically and thematically, this coure is both reading and writing intensive.

Credits: 3