2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin

LIT 323 The Crime Film

3 hours 

An in-depth study of the evolution and aesthetics of two major film genres, the gangster film and the film noir, though an examination of conventions of motivation, character, action, locale and iconography. The course will emphasize the genre film's treatment of the fundamental cultural conflicts that exist in society.




ENG 201, and any 200-level LIT course or HJS 250