Crime Fiction in German: Der Krimi (European Crime Fictions) by Katharina Hall

By Katharina Hall

Crime Fiction in German is the 1st quantity in English to supply a accomplished review of German-language crime fiction from its origins within the early 19th century to its brilliant development within the new millennium. in addition to introducing readers to crime fiction from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the previous East Germany, the quantity expands the proposal of a German crime-writing culture by means of investigating Nazi crime fiction, Jewish-German crime fiction, Turkish-German crime fiction and the Afrika-Krimi. major tendencies, together with the West German social crime novel, women’s crime writing, nearby crime fiction, ancient crime fiction and the Fernsehkrimi tv crime drama also are explored, highlighting the genre’s exact beneficial properties in German-language contexts.

This quantity encompasses a map of German-speaking Europe, a chronology of key crime publishing milestones, basic texts and tendencies, in addition to an annotated bibliography of print and on-line assets in English and German.

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