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Rape in Stieg Larsson's millennium trilogy and beyond : contemporary Scandinavian and Anglophone crime fiction

Focusing on the sexualized violence of Stieg Larsson's bestselling Millennium trilogy - including the novels, Swedish film adaptations, and Hollywood blockbusters - this collection of essays puts Larsson's work into dialogue with Scandinavian and Anglophone crime novels by writers including Jo Nesbø, Håkan Nesser, Mo Hayder and Val McDermid. -- From publisher's website
Print Book, English, 2013
Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, Hampshire, 2013
Criticism, interpretation, etc
xi, 219 pages ; 23 cm
9780230308404, 0230308406
Stieg Larsson's millennium trilogy: opening up the debate. "The girl who pays our salaries": rape and the bestselling millennium trilogy / Priscilla Walton
The millennium trilogy and the American serial killer narrative: investigating protagonists of men who write women / Barbara Fister
Lisbeth Salander as a melodramatic heroine: emotional conflicts, split focalization and changing roles in Scandinavian crime fiction / Yvonne Leffler
Dismembered bodies, wounded states: gender politics in the millennium trilogy and beyond. Rape and the avenging female in Stieg Larsson's millennium trilogy and Håkan Nesser's Woman with birthmark and The inspector and Silence / Marla Harris
The body, hopelessness and nostalgia: representations of rape and the welfare state in Swedish crime fiction / Katarina Gregersdotter
Over her dismembered body: the crime fiction of Mo Hayder and Jo Nesbo / Berit Åstrom
Rewriting scripts: language, gender and violence in contemporary crime fiction. Disarticulated figures: language and sexual violence in contemporary crime fiction / Meghan Freeman
Male fantasy, sexual exploitation and the femme fatale: reframing scripts of power and gender in neo-noir novels by Sara Paretsky, Megan Abbott and Stieg Larsson / Zoë Brigley-Thompson
Ethics, violence and adaptation. Rape and replay in Stieg Larsson, Liza Marklund and Val McDermid: on affect, ethics and feeling bad / Tanya Horeck
The girl with the dragon tattoo: rape, revenge and victimhood in cinematic translation / Claire Henry
"Hidden in the snow": female violence against the men who hate women in the millennium adaptations / Philippa Gates