FVNS 204 Film Noir Hardboiled Lit
FVNS 204 Film Noir Hardboiled Lit 3
An introduction to major hardboiled fiction authors (Hammett, Chandler, Cain, Highsmith) and classic films noir (e.g., The Maltese Falcon, Double Indemnity). We will analyze these genres in their historical and ideological contexts, examining post-war paranoia, existentialism, literary modernism, etc. Also listed as EL 204. Periodic Jan Term offering.