Fictional Death and Scientific Truth: The Truth-value of Science in Contemporary Forensic Crime Fiction

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@article{5abbffbd38644a939d43b36469e0c58d,
title = "Fictional Death and Scientific Truth: The Truth-value of Science in Contemporary Forensic Crime Fiction",
abstract = "The author explores the relationship between science and truth in forensic crime fiction by analysis of narrative and media specific constituents of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Cornwell’s The Scarpetta Factor. Both are found to convey strong bonds between science and truth, and readers/viewers are likely to assume that this is the case also in the external world.",
keywords = "science, scientist, scientist detective, fictional science, truth, fictional truth, crime fiction, forensic crime fiction, forensic genre, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Patricia Cornwell",
author = "Kerstin Bergman",
year = "2012",
language = "English",
volume = "30",
pages = "88--98",
journal = "Clues: A Journal of Detection",
issn = "1940-3046",
number = "1",

}