Detective and Crime Fiction
This course aims to be an enjoyable exploration of detective and crime fiction from the early days of real crime tales and the introduction of the detective novel to modern crime in the 21st century.
Please address any enquiries about the courses to:
Department of English Part-time Courses
School of Humanities
3-5 Woodland Road
Bristol BS8 1TB
Tel: 0117 928 8924
Bodies in the Library
|When||Wednesday evenings, 6 pm to 8 pm|
9 February to 6 April 2022
University Arts Complex, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1TB
|Tutor||Dr Stephen Derry, Dr Sue Edney, Dr Sian Harris, and special guest author Kate Simants|
A new 8 week course exploring detective and crime fictions from its beginnings in the nineteenth century with real crime stories and sensation novels to golden age and hard boiled fiction to modern crime fictions.
Three university tutors with a passion for detective and crime fiction will guide you through the history of this popular and enthralling genre, encouraging lively discussions on a new novel each week. The final session will be led by Lock Me In author Kate Simants. Deerstalkers optional.
Week 1: Lady Audley’s Secret (1862) by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
|Previous qualifications/experience||No qualifications needed. Open to the public.|