Crime Fiction Migration: Crossing Languages, Cultures and by Christiana Gregoriou PDF

By Christiana Gregoriou

ISBN-10: 1474216528

ISBN-13: 9781474216524

Crime narratives shape a wide and principal a part of the fashionable cultural panorama. This publication explores the cognitive stylistic processing of prose and audiovisual fictional crime 'texts'. It additionally examines circumstances the place such narratives locate themselves, via well known call for, 'migrating' - which means that they go languages, media codecs and/or cultures.

In doing so, Crime Fiction Migration proposes a circulation from a monomodal to a multimodal method of the examine of crime fiction. analyzing unique crime fiction works along their translations, diversifications and remakings proves instrumental in figuring out how a number of semiotic modes engage with each other. The ebook analyses works resembling We have to speak about Kevin, The Killing trilogy and the reimaginings of performs similar to Shear Madness and movies similar to Funny Games.

Crime fiction is continually renowned and 'on the circulate' - witness the spate of detective sequence exported out of Scandinavia, or the ever renowned exporting of those indicates from the us. This multimodal and semiotically-aware research of worldwide crime narratives expands the self-discipline and is vital studying for college students of linguistics, criminology, literature and film.

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