VIC197H1: Detective Fiction

Hours

24L

This course considers detective fiction from its inception in the late nineteenth century to the present day. Students will be introduced to canonical and lesser known authors of detective fiction, evolving generic conventions, and reception history. Course content may include mystery stories, connections to emerging legal processes, and critical writing on detective fiction. Restricted to first-year students. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.

Exclusion
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)