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

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Fictional Death and Scientific Truth: The Truth-value of Science in Contemporary Forensic Crime Fiction. / Bergman, Kerstin.

I: Clues: A Journal of Detection, Vol. 30, Nr. 1, 2012, s. 88-98.

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T1 - Fictional Death and Scientific Truth: The Truth-value of Science in Contemporary Forensic Crime Fiction

AU - Bergman, Kerstin

PY - 2012

Y1 - 2012

N2 - 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.

AB - 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.

KW - science

KW - scientist

KW - scientist detective

KW - fictional science

KW - truth

KW - fictional truth

KW - crime fiction

KW - forensic crime fiction

KW - forensic genre

KW - CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

KW - Patricia Cornwell

M3 - Article

VL - 30

SP - 88

EP - 98

JO - Clues: A Journal of Detection

T2 - Clues: A Journal of Detection

JF - Clues: A Journal of Detection

SN - 1940-3046

IS - 1

ER -