Female Corpses in Crime Fiction

A Transatlantic Perspective

Glen S. Close

PDF
ca. 71,39
Amazon iTunes Thalia.de Weltbild.de Hugendubel Bücher.de ebook.de kobo Mayersche Osiander Google Books Barnes&Noble bol.com
* Affiliatelinks/Werbelinks
Hinweis: Affiliatelinks/Werbelinks
Links auf reinlesen.de sind sogenannte Affiliate-Links. Wenn du auf so einen Affiliate-Link klickst und über diesen Link einkaufst, bekommt reinlesen.de von dem betreffenden Online-Shop oder Anbieter eine Provision. Für dich verändert sich der Preis nicht.

Springer International Publishing img Link Publisher

Belletristik/Erzählende Literatur

Beschreibung

This book examines the central significance of sexualized female corpses in modern and contemporary Hispanic and Anglophone crime fiction. Beginning with the foundational detective fictions of the nineteenth century, it draws from diverse subgenres to describe a transatlantic tradition of necropornography characterized by lascivious interest in female cadavers, dissection, morgues, femicide, and snuff movies. Hard-boiled and police procedural classics from the U.S. and the U.K. are juxtaposed with texts by established Spanish and Spanish American genre masters and with obscure works that prefigure the contemporary transmedial boom in corpse-centered fictions. The rhetoric and aesthetics of necropornographic crime fiction are related to those of popular crime journalism and forensic-science television dramas. This study argues that crime fiction has long fixated disproportionately on the corpses of beautiful young white women and continues to treat their deaths and autopsies as occasions for male visual pleasure, male subjective self-affirmation and male homosocial bonding.

Weitere Titel zum gleichen Preis

Kundenbewertungen

Schlagwörter

Edgar Allan Poe, Neopoliciaco, Spanish American crime fiction, Cadavers, Andreu Martín, Dissection, Paco Ignacio Taibo II, Anglophone crime fiction, Necropornography, Mickey Spillane, CSI, 2666, Lorenzo Silva, Snuff video, Prime Suspect, Autopsy, Narco-novel, Roberto Bolaño, Ed McBain, Hispanic crime fiction