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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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SPAN 2200 Detective Fiction Across America

This course will study detective fiction that focuses on Anglo American, Latin American, African American and US Latinos authors. Our purpose is threefold: to compare detective fiction from different regions across the Americas; to see how these texts construct and examine the concept of knowledge; to understand what role sex and race play in these narratives. Possible authors include: Edgar A. Poe, Jorge L. Borges, Dashiell Hammett, Lucha Corpi, Leonardo Padura, Chester Himes, among others. Prerequisite(s): ENG 1100 
Credits: 3.0