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Gregersdotter, Katarina

Rape in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy and Beyond

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Tanya Horeck, Katarina Gregersdotter, Berit Åström

Part I. Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy: Opening up the Debate

2. ‘The Girl Who Pays Our Salaries’: Rape and the Bestselling Millennium Trilogy
Priscilla Walton

3. The Millennium Trilogy and the American Serial Killer Narrative: Investigating Protagonists of Men Who Write Women
Barbara Fister

4. Lisbeth Salander as a Melodramatic Heroine: Emotional Conflicts, Split Focalization, and Changing Roles in Scandinavian Crime Fiction
Yvonne Leffler

Part II. Dismembered Bodies, Wounded States: Gender Politics in the Millennium Trilogy and Beyond

5. 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

6. The Body, Hopelessness, and Nostalgia: Representations of Rape and the Welfare State in Swedish Crime Fiction
Katarina Gregersdotter

7. Over Her Dismembered Body: The Crime Fiction of Mo Hayder and Jo Nesbø
Berit Åström

Part III. Rewriting Scripts: Language, Gender, and Violence in Contemporary Crime Fiction

8. Disarticulated Figures: Language and Sexual Violence in Contemporary Crime Fiction
Meghan A. Freeman

9. 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

Part IV. Ethics, Violence, and Adaptation

10. Rape and Replay in Stieg Larsson, Liza Marklund, and Val McDermid: On Affect, Ethics, and Feeling Bad
Tanya Horeck

11. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Rape, Revenge, and Victimhood in Cinematic Translation
Claire Henry

12. ‘Hidden in the Snow’: Female Violence against the Men Who Hate Women in the Millennium Adaptations
Philippa Gates

Keywords: Psychology, Sexual Behavior, Literature, general, Twentieth-Century Literature, American Cinema, Postcolonial/World Literature, Fiction

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
230 pages
Category
Psychology
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137291639
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-33898-6

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