Supernatural Horror in American Literature and Film

CGS HU 250

  • Aesthetic Exploration
  • Historical Consciousness
  • Critical Thinking

Supernatural Horror in American Literature and Film will explore the impact of horror on American culture from the genre's roots in early American history and the Gothic through the works of its most important practitioners in American literature and film. Works covered will include those of Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, Shirley Jackson, and Stephen King; films such as The Exorcist and The Blair Witch Project; episodes of the The X Files; and critical writings on horror, film and popular culture. Effective Spring 2019, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Aesthetic Exploration, Historical Consciousness, Critical Thinking.

SPRG 2023 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Hansen CGS 115 T 6:30 pm-9:15 pm Class Full

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