Spaghetti Westerns: Origins, Legacy & Popular Cinema from Sergio Leone to Quentin Tarantino


Prof. Y.M Sangalli


In this course we will examine the unique film style, genre history, ideological implications, and cultural anxieties expressed by a selection of different Italian Westerns. Come learn about the most successful Spaghetti Western subgenres while we trace their origins in the Hollywood Western, the Sword and Sandal Film, and the Samurai film, and as we explore their legacy, from Sam Peckinpah to Quentin Tarantino!

This course is cross listed with CLC 2105B and Film 2197B





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Italian Studies @ Western?? Here we are!

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