European Television Crime Drama and Beyond

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This book is the first to focus on the role of European television crime drama on the international market. As a genre, the television crime drama in all its diversity has enjoyed a long and successful career. Besides the US influence, this volume shows comparable developments countries such as Spain, Italy, the Scandinavian countries, Flanders, Germany, Turkey, Australia, England and Wales. The book covers a wide range of countries and regions from Europe and the US in order to reveal the very currencies that are at work in the global production and circulation of the TV crime drama. This includes readings of television crime dramas such as the Swedish-Danish The Bridge, the Welsh Hinterland, the Spanish Under Suspicion, the Italian Gomorrah, the German Tatort and the Turkish Cinayet. The chapters in the volume are all written by internationally leading television and crime fiction scholars.
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This book is the first to focus on the role of European television crime drama on the international market. As a genre, the television crime drama in all its diversity has enjoyed a long and successful career. Besides the US influence, this volume shows comparable developments countries such as Spain, Italy, the Scandinavian countries, Flanders, Germany, Turkey, Australia, England and Wales. The book covers a wide range of countries and regions from Europe and the US in order to reveal the very currencies that are at work in the global production and circulation of the TV crime drama. This includes readings of television crime dramas such as the Swedish-Danish The Bridge, the Welsh Hinterland, the Spanish Under Suspicion, the Italian Gomorrah, the German Tatort and the Turkish Cinayet. The chapters in the volume are all written by internationally leading television and crime fiction scholars.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages294
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-96887-2
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes
SeriesPalgrave European Film and Media Studies

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