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Cops, Criminals and Detectives: An Exploration of Crime Fiction

The literature course will pay special attention to the relationship between crime fiction, history, and socio-economic change.

overview

From CSI to Law & Order, Sherlock Holmes to True Detective, crime and its representation is inherent to our culture. In this class, we will explore the birth and development of the crime genre, as well s its impact on film, literature, and popular culture across different historical periods and countries. The course will pay special attention to the relationship between crime, history, and socio-economic change. Students will study the genre and its different branches and write their creative texts related to crime and investigation.

Code

LIT 3150

language

ENGLISH

terms

Fall, Spring

credit

3 credits / 48 contact hours

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