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Author Arvas, Paula
Title Scandinavian Crime Fiction
Imprint Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2011
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (208 pages)
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Series European Crime Fictions
European Crime Fictions
Note Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Notes on Contributors -- Introduction: Contemporary Scandinavian Crime Fiction -- Dirty Harry in the Swedish Welfare State -- The Well-Adjusted Cops of the New Millennium: Neo-RomanticTendencies in the Swedish Police Procedural -- Meaningless Icelanders: Icelandic Crime Fiction and Nationality -- Digging into the Secrets of the Past: Rewriting History in the ModernScandinavian Police Procedural -- The Place of Pessimism in Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander Series -- Gender and Geography in Contemporary Scandinavian TelevisionCrime Fiction -- Straight Queers: Anne Holt's Transnational Lesbian Detective Fiction -- Next to the Final Frontier: Russians in Contemporary Finnish andScandinavian Crime Fiction -- Swedish Queens of Crime: the Art of Self-Promotion and the Notionof Feminine Agency - Liza Marklund and Camilla Läckberg -- High Crime in Contemporary Scandinavian Literature - the Caseof Peter Høeg's Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow -- Håkan Nesser and the Third Way: of Loneliness, Alibis andCollateral Guilt -- Unnecessary Officers: Realism, Melodrama and ScandinavianCrime Fiction in Transition -- Index
This is the first English-language study of crime fiction written in Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway, and Sweden. It will delight and challenge readers, as it helps them understand more deeply the work of such prominent writers as Henning Mankell, Stieg Larsson, Anne Holt, Arnaldur Indrioason and Leena Lehtolainen, among others
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Arvas, Paula Scandinavian Crime Fiction Cardiff : University of Wales Press,c2011 9780708323304
Subject Detective and mystery stories, Scandinavian
Electronic books
Alt Author Nestingen, Andrew
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