2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

ENG 216 Detective Fiction

(Contact Hours: 4) The course will trace the development of detective fiction from its beginning in 1841 with Edgar Allan Poe's "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" to the creation of the hardboiled detective in the work of authors such as Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler to the development of the detective as portrayed in the fiction of contemporary writers such as Sue Grafton and Loren Estleman. Recommended prerequisite: ENG 110. Minimum benchmarks will be enforced.