Oct 19, 2019  
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EGL-2440 Survey of Mystery and Detective Fiction


3 Credits
Study of the literary genre of mystery and detective fiction, presenting an historical overview of the genre from its 19th century beginnings through the “golden age” of the early 20th century and the “hard boiled” detectives of the 1930s to contemporary writers as well as ethnic, regional, and international authors. Students will read the fiction and also view selected films, analyzing the elements of mystery, its literary roots, and its reflection of cultural contexts and issues. Humanities general education class.
Prerequisite(s): EGL-1020  or EGL-1100  or EGL-1320  or EGL-1340 .
(Offered every other year.)



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