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388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn,

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December 2017

Fridays As In Murder: Women, Violence & Genre Formulas

Fri, December 22 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until Fri, January 26, 2018

Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn,
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$95 - $125

Drawing upon the potentials of film noir’s formula of restlessness, dread, and discontent within social corruption, women novelists wrote of threats to the domestic sphere and American society emerging as the global hegemon. Women writers explored crime and violence resulting from the racism and class exploitation while some male authors began writing of more complicated women.

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