SPA 436 - Detective Fiction

Description
Explores the detective novel and film in Spain and Latin America focusing on socio-political interpretations & cultural contexts, the characteristics of the genre, motivations for writing/reading such fiction, and the classification of this fiction as low/high-brow. We will also explore the deconstruction of the genre and the detective novel as self-parody. Exclusive use of Spanish in class. Prerequisites: C or better in SPA 217 or SPA 332, and C or better in SPA 323 or SPA 324. Or, permission of the department chair. Offered: occasionally in fall.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018
Offered
W
Avg. Class Size
25
Avg. Sections
1