By Katharina Hall
Crime Fiction in German is the 1st quantity in English to provide a finished evaluate of German-language crime fiction from its origins within the early 19th century to its brilliant progress 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 idea of a German crime-writing culture by way of investigating Nazi crime fiction, Jewish-German crime fiction, Turkish-German crime fiction and the Afrika-Krimi. major developments, together with the West German social crime novel, women’s crime writing, nearby crime fiction, historic crime fiction and the Fernsehkrimi tv crime drama also are explored, highlighting the genre’s special gains in German-language contexts.
This quantity features a map of German-speaking Europe, a chronology of key crime publishing milestones, fundamental texts and traits, in addition to an annotated bibliography of print and on-line assets in English and German.
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Crime Fiction in German: Der Krimi (European Crime Fictions) by Katharina Hall