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Criminal Moves Towards a Theory of Crime Fiction Mobility

Jesper Gulddal, Stewart King, and Alistair Rolls

in Criminal Moves: Modes of Mobility in Crime Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620580
eISBN:
9781789629590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620580.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents the book’s theoretical framework, which consists in an understanding of crime fiction as an inherently mobile genre. Where crime fiction has traditionally, which typically means ... More


Crime and Empire: The Colony in Nineteenth-Century Fictions of Crime

Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261055
eISBN:
9780191717475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261055.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The language of crime and punishment is everywhere, especially in the context of building new global orders where old imperial relationships between the west and the rest of the world are being ... More


Criminal Peripheries: The Globalization of Scandinavian Crime Fiction and Its Agents

Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen

in Translating the Literatures of Small European Nations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620528
eISBN:
9781789623864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620528.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In the twenty-first century, the extraordinary success of Scandinavian crime fiction in translation has challenged long-held assumptions about the hierarchy of nations, languages and genres in global ... More


Crime and Horror Fiction

Torben Grodal

in Moving Pictures: A New Theory of Film Genres, Feelings, and Cognition

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159834
eISBN:
9780191673719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159834.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Crime fiction is a subgenre of canonical narratives. As a result of its narrative structure, it has a characteristic strong emphasis on cognitive control, compared with the typical canonical ... More


Introduction

Claire Gorrara

in The Roman Noir in Post-War French Culture: Dark Fictions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246090
eISBN:
9780191697555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246090.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses several of the possible approaches towards roman noir and examines the narrative patterns and structures that are connected to roman noir. The cultural contexts where the ... More


Conclusion

UPAMANYU PABLO MUKHERJEE

in Crime and Empire: The Colony in Nineteenth-Century Fictions of Crime

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261055
eISBN:
9780191717475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261055.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. It argues that the rhetoric of crime would continue to be used to disturb and shore up the ideological claims of British ruleship. The most popular ... More


The Reader and World Crime Fiction: The (Private) Eye of the Beholder

Stewart King

in Criminal Moves: Modes of Mobility in Crime Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620580
eISBN:
9781789629590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620580.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reflects on the tension between national-focused and more worldly readings of crime fiction. It treats crime fiction as a form of world literature and examines new ways of conceiving ... More


Feminist Fictions: Maud Tabachnik, Un été pourri (1994)

Claire Gorrara

in The Roman Noir in Post-War French Culture: Dark Fictions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246090
eISBN:
9780191697555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246090.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the history of feminism in France, the different French female authors and crime fiction, and the response of the public towards such works.


From Vidocq to the Locked Room: International Connections in Nineteenth-Century Crime Fiction

Stephen Knight

in Criminal Moves: Modes of Mobility in Crime Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620580
eISBN:
9781789629590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620580.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter provides an in-depth history of the international development of the crime genre prior to the twentieth century. The chapter traces the emergence of a transnational genre from the 1700s ... More


Murder as One of the Middlebrow Arts

Louise McReynolds

in Murder Most Russian: True Crime and Punishment in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451454
eISBN:
9780801465901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451454.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines fictional portrayals of murder as a means of understanding how Russian audiences adjusted to the postreform society. A murder with no mystery, Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and ... More


Introduction: Mapping French Memories of the Second World War

Claire Gorrara

in French crime fiction and the Second World War: Past crimes, present memories

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719082658
eISBN:
9781781704677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082658.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introduction sets out the conceptual, historical and literary-critical foundations on which this book is built. It begins by exploring some of the conceptual approaches to the study of ... More


Our Times, Our Perspectives: The Emergence of Mexican Crime Fiction

Pablo Piccato

in History of Infamy: Crime, Truth, and Justice in Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292611
eISBN:
9780520966079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292611.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the emergence of a popular genre of crime fiction in Mexico in the 1940s. It looks at magazines and short stories. It argues that despite the lack of official support, this ... More


Crime Up North: The Case of Norway, Finland and Iceland

Björn Ægir Norðfjörð

in Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter I hope to account for the international (literary and filmic) origin of recent Norwegian, Finnish and Icelandic crime films and television series as well as their particular local ... More


Criminal Moves: Modes of Mobility in Crime Fiction

Jesper Gulddal, Alistair Rolls, and Stewart King (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620580
eISBN:
9781789629590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620580.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers a major intervention into contemporary theoretical debates about crime fiction. Academic studies in the genre have historically been encumbered by a set of restrictive ... More


Our Models of Dread: Crime as Revenge, Justice, and Art

Pablo Piccato

in History of Infamy: Crime, Truth, and Justice in Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292611
eISBN:
9780520966079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292611.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter looks closely at a few authors who explored the possibilities of crime fiction to reflect on the problem of truth and on homicide as a form of aesthetic creation. These authors are María ... More


Introduction: The Frivolous Literary

in The Noir Atlantic: Chester Himes and the Birth of the Francophone African Crime Novel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316906
eISBN:
9781846317040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317040.001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine the reasons why a disparate group of Francophone African authors — Mongo Beti, Bolya, Aïda Diallo, Abasse Ndione, ... More


Brain Attics and Mind Weapons: Investigative Spaces, Mobility and Transcultural Adaptations of Detective Fiction

Michael B. Harris-Peyton

in Criminal Moves: Modes of Mobility in Crime Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620580
eISBN:
9781789629590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620580.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter on the crime fiction of Arthur Conan Doyle, Satyajit Ray and Cheng Xiaoqing examines the central role of adaptation in the international development of the crime fiction genre in order ... More


Introduction: Crime Fiction as Unwilling Executioner

Andrew Pepper

in Unwilling Executioner: Crime Fiction and the State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198716181
eISBN:
9780191784347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716181.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter sets out the key concerns and main arguments of the book. Crime fiction—or the kind of crime fiction examined in this book—produces a contradictory account of the state as both necessary ... More


French crime fiction and the Second World War: Past crimes, present memories

Claire Gorrara

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719082658
eISBN:
9781781704677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082658.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

French crime fiction and the Second World War explores France's preoccupation with memories of the Second World War through an examination of crime fiction, one of popular culture's most enduring ... More


Crime Fiction Steps into Action

Louise McReynolds

in Murder Most Russian: True Crime and Punishment in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451454
eISBN:
9780801465901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451454.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses the emergence of two visions of Russia after 1905, giving insight into some of the revolution's cultural repercussions. One is as fast paced as modernity itself, offering ... More


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