Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy Interdisciplinary Approaches to Nordic Noir on Page and Screen

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-12-24
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Uniquely placed to explore the worldwide phenomenon of Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy from a number of critical perspectives, this collection offers the first full-length study of Larsson's work in both its written and filmed forms. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is now a globally successful Swedish film, re-made by Hollywood in 2011 with Daniel Craig as Mikael Blomkvist, the investigative reporter. The book's combination of critical and interdisciplinary approaches allows the trilogy to open up in new ways, which will appeal to all those interested in the Millennium books and films, as well as students of Film and Television Studies, Media Studies, Journalism, and Criminology.

Author Biography

STEVEN PEACOCK is a senior lecturer in Film at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He is well-known for his work on close critical analysis and is author of Colour (Cinema Aesthetics series, MUP, 2010), Hollywood and Intimacy (Palgrave, forthcoming 2011) and editor of Reading 24: TV Against the Clock (I. B. Tauris, 2007) and MUP's The Television Series.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Beginnings and Endings; S.Peacock
The Larsson Phenomenon: Sales Figures and Sexual Abuse; B.Forshaw
New Wine in Old Bottles: Innovation and Tradition in Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy; H.O'Donoghue
Salander in Cyberspace; S.C.Benyahia
Journalism and Compassion: Rewriting the On-Screen Crusader for the Digital Age; S.Niblock
Crossing the Line: Millennium and Wallander on Screen and the Global Stage; S.Peacock
The Girl in the Faroese Jumper: Sarah Lund, Sexual Politics and the Precariousness of Power and Difference; J.McCabe
Storytelling and Justice in The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest; S.Moore
Interview Transcripts; S.Peacock, M.Wallén, E.Lindkvist J.Theorin

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