For Thursday, November 10, please do the following:
(1) Watch Medea
(Lars Von Trier, 1988), taking notes as you see
fit. NOTE: THE FILM IS NOT STREAMING on any of the major video services,
so please plan your viewing accordingly. As per usual, the DVD is
available on reserve in Scribner Library. (Yes, it's on YouTube, but not
(2) Read "'An Orchid in the Land of Technology': Narrative and Representation in Lars Von Trier's Medea,"
by Susan Joseph and Marguerite Johnson. NOTE: To access this article,
you might have to first access the Project Muse database via the Scribner Library portal.
(3) Remember by noon on Thursday to comment on this post with your choice of a sequence from Medea to view in class.