Rape in Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy and Beyond

Contemporary Scandinavian and Anglophone Crime Fiction
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ISBN-13:
9781137291639
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eBook
Seiten:
219
Autor:
B. Åström
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PDF
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
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Englisch
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Focusing on the sexualized violence of Stieg Larsson's bestselling Millennium trilogy – including the novels, Swedish film adaptations, and Hollywood blockbusters – this collection of essays puts Larsson's work into dialogue with Scandinavian and Anglophone crime novels by writers including Jo Nesbø, Håkan Nesser, Mo Hayder and Val McDermid.
Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction; T.Horeck , K.Gregersdotter B.Åström PART I: STIEG LARSSON'S MILLENNIUM TRILOGY: OPENING UP THE DEBATE 'The Girl Who Pays Our Salaries': Rape and the Bestselling Millennium Trilogy; P.Walton The Millennium Trilogy and the American Serial Killer Narrative: Investigating Protagonists of Men Who Write Women; B.Fister Lisbeth Salander as a Melodramatic Heroine: Emotional Conflicts, Split Focalization and Changing Roles in Scandinavian Crime Fiction; Y.Leffler PART II: DISMEMBERED BODIES, WOUNDED STATES: GENDER POLITICS IN THE MILLENNIUM TRILOGY AND BEYOND Rape and the Avenging Female in Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy and Håkan Nesser's Woman with Birthmark and The Inspector and Silence; M.Harris The Body, Hopelessness and Nostalgia: Representations of Rape and the Welfare State in Swedish Crime Fiction; K.Gregersdotter Over Her Dismembered Body: the Crime Fiction of Mo Hayder and Jo Nesbø; B.Åström PART III: REWRITING SCRIPTS: LANGUAGE, GENDER AND VIOLENCE IN CONTEMPORARY CRIME FICTION Disarticulated Figures: Language and Sexual Violence in Contemporary Crime Fiction; M.Freeman Male Fantasy, Sexual Exploitation and the Femme Fatale: Reframing Scripts of Power and Gender in Neo-Noir Novels by Sara Paretsky, Megan Abbott and Stieg Larsson; Z.Brigley-Thompson PART IV: ETHICS, VIOLENCE AND ADAPTATION Rape and Replay in Stieg Larsson, Liza Marklund and Val McDermid: On Affect, Ethics and Feeling Bad; T.Horeck The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo : Rape, Revenge and Victimhood in Cinematic Translation; C.Henry 'Hidden in the Snow': Female Violence against the Men Who Hate Women in the Millennium Adaptations; P.Gates Index
Focusing on the sexualized violence of Stieg Larsson's bestselling Millennium trilogy - including the novels, Swedish film adaptations, and Hollywood blockbusters - this collection of essays puts Larsson's work into dialogue with Scandinavian and Anglophone crime novels by writers including Jo Nesbø, Håkan Nesser, Mo Hayder and Val McDermid.

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