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HUMN 1000. Mystery Fiction in Pop Culture. 1-0-1 Unit.

Introduces mystery fiction as an expression of popular culture. This course traces the historical and literary development and trends of mystery fiction from its mid-nineteenth-century beginnings; examines the elements of the classic mystery; provides an overview of the numerous subgenres and their characteristics; and examines ways in which characterizations, stereotypes, moral issues, and themes of mystery fiction reflect their own time and society. Short story and novel reading to be supplemented by occasional film, television, or audio versions of texts.(F,M)
Prerequisites: READ 0098, unless exempt.

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