MLAN 2015 Con, Cop and Mark: Representations of Criminality and Authority

3 hours; 3 credits

Investigation of the oft-blurred boundaries between the criminal, the authority, and the victim in literature and other forms of artistic representation. Exploration of how the interdependency of these roles is portrayed in authors such as Aeschylus, Euripides, Marlowe, DeQuincey, Kafka, Artaud and Burroughs, as well as in film noir and other cinematic genres. (Not open to students who have completed Core Curriculum 3115.) 2017-2018: Satisfies Pathways College Option requirement. Starting Fall 2018 Satisfies Pathways Flexible Core Individual and Society requirement.

Prerequisite: English 1010 or permission of the department.


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