Faculty of Arts


ITALIAN 707

The Italian Detective Story


Description

Launched in Italy as an imported genre in the late twenties, the detective story has become a phenomenon of mass culture. It has acquired a distinct Italian style with the production of novels, films, drama, television series and comic books, enjoyed by highbrow, middlebrow and lowbrow audiences. The course offers a reading of diverse texts of the genre in their socio-cultural contexts.

Availability 2012

Not taught in 2012

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Franco Manai

Points

ITALIAN 707: 30.0 points


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