Modern American Crime Narratives

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This course covers American crime narratives, emphasizing the hard-boiled and noir fiction that flourished between the Jazz Age and the cold war as well as the police procedural and the true crime novel. Popular texts are approached as examples of craft art which have provided paradigms for major American authors, including Faulkner and Fitzgerald. Sources include films such as The Godfather, Blade Runner, and The Dark Knight. The recorded lectures are from the 2010 Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences course English 180. (4 credits)

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This course covers American crime narratives, emphasizing the hard-boiled and noir fiction that flourished between the Jazz Age and the cold war as well as the police procedural and the true crime novel. Popular texts are approached as examples of craft art which have provided paradigms for major American authors, including Faulkner and Fitzgerald. Sources include films such as The Godfather, Blade Runner, and The Dark Knight. The recorded lectures are from the 2010 Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences course English 180. (4 credits)

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