21L.310 Bestsellers: Detective Fiction

Fall 2006

Poster for theatrical adaptation of Sherlock Holmes.
Poster for a theatrical adaptation of Sherlock Holmes (1900). (Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division [reproduction number: LC-USZC2-1459 (color film copy slide)].)

Course Highlights

This course features an extensive list of readings.

Course Description

This course focuses on works that caught the popular imagination in the past or present. It emphasizes texts that are related by genre, theme or style. The books studied in this course vary from semester to semester, and the topic for Fall 2006 is Detective Fictions.
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Stephen Tapscott

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
One session / week
1.5 hours / session

Level

Undergraduate