The Cop in the Twilight Land: Swedish Police Narratives in Novels and Films 1965-2010 (published)

Project: Dissertation

Layman's description

Focusing on the bestsellers of Swedish crime fiction in novels and film, the dissertation map out the genre history and its cultural and ideological history from Sjöwall-Wahlöö to Stieg Larsson. Key words are: the welfare state, social and political change, crimonology, the role of the police, masculinity and the Swedish tradition of crime fiction in relation to the international genre. (Finished)
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date2006/09/012011/12/31

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