Emotion, gender and genre: Investigating The Killing

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Abstract

Traditionally, Scandinavian TV crime fiction has been regarded as a public arena for critical exhibition of and debate about salient features in contemporary social development. To explain the acknowledged impact of this kind of crime fiction, it is necessary to involve the notions of emotion and gender in combination with the mixing of genres, as especially the thriller and the melodrama have invaded the police procedural. This is demonstrated in an analysis of The Killing.
Translated title of the contributionEmotion, køn og genre i Forbrydelsen
Original languageEnglish
JournalNordic Journal of Media Studies.
Volume9
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)111-125
Number of pages15
ISSN1601-829X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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