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FRS 102

Francophone Detective Fiction

This course, taught in English, examines popular culture across the Francophone world through the study of detective fiction, considering the subversive potential of the noir genre as well as its popular appeal. Attention will also be given to the representation of the French detective in television and film in Francophone and in Anglo-American culture. In this introductory course, students will develop their knowledge of research tools and critical approaches including semiotic, feminist and postcolonial theory.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: LL







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French Studies

  • FRS 102
    Francophone Detective Fiction
  • FRS 501
    Women and the Arts in 19th Century France
  • FRS 502
    Feminism and French Literature
  • FRS 602
    French Caribbean Literature and Culture
  • FRS 606
    Franco. Lit. Middle East, N. Africa