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Swedish crime fiction : novel, film, television

Author: Steven Peacock
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, New York : Distributed exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Swedish crime fiction became an international phenomenon in the first decade of the twenty-first century, starting with novels but then percolating through Swedish-language television serials and films and on to English-language BBC productions and Hollywood remakes. This book looks at the rich history of "Nordic noir" examines the appeal of this particular genre and attempts to reveal why it is distinct from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Peacock
ISBN: 0719090695 9780719090691 9780719086953 0719086957
OCLC Number: 857711560
Notes: Includes the author's interviews with various crime writers conducted at Yellowbird Productions, Stockholm, Sweden, Mar. 30, 2011.
Description: vi, 218 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction : a post-Millennium phenomenon --
Nation, genre, institution --
Community and the family --
Space and place --
Bodies --
Interview transcripts.
Responsibility: Steven Peacock.
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Includes the author's interviews with various crime writers conducted at Yellowbird Productions, Stockholm, Sweden, Mar. 30, 2011.  Read more...

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In the growing field of Scandinavian crime fiction studies, Steven Peacock has written something both innovative and insightful which functions as both literary criticism and sociopolitical Read more...

 
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