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Fall 2017
Feb 22, 2024
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ENGL 36700 - Mystery And Detective Fiction
Credit Hours: 3.00. An introduction to the detective genre, examining its origins, its characteristics, and its intersections with empiricism, forensic science, race, class, gender, sex, and empire. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Liberal Arts
Department: English

Course Attributes:
GTC-Humanistic-Artistic, UC-Humanities, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Be familiar with the generic conventions of, and theoretical approaches to, the detective genre. 2. Use detective fiction to improve students' historical, cultural, and global awareness. 3. Practice analyzing, interpreting, and synthesizing information within and across texts and other media. 4. Practice successful academic writing, including a debatable thesis, as well as appropriately-selected and presented evidence.

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