Faculty of Arts


The Italian Detective Story

Please note: this is archived course information from 2012 for ITALIAN 707.


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


Coordinator(s) Dr Franco Manai


ITALIAN 707: 30.0 points

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