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Elective Courses

CINE 352 - The Devil’s Pact in Literature, Music and Film

COML 241 | GRMN 256 | RELS 236
601 | M 6-9pm

For centuries the pact with the devil has signified humankind's desire to surpass the limits of human knowledge and power. From the reformation chap book to the rock lyrics of Randy Newman's Faust, from Marlowe and Goethe to key Hollywood films, the legend of the devil's pact continues to be useful for exploring our fascination with forbidden powers.