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American TV detective dramas : serial investigations / Mareike Jenner.

Author/creator Jenner, Mareike, 1983- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Copyright Notice ©2016
Descriptionvi, 191 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Crime files series
Crime files series. ^A476047
Contents Introduction -- Investigating detection: methods of detection in American detective dramas -- Defining detection: the detective genre -- Telling detection: the narrative structures of American TV detective dramas -- Stabilising detection: protecting and serving the status quo from 1950-1968 -- Reforming detection: social change and political corruption from 1968-1980 -- Diversifying detection: proliferation of channels and television cycles from 1980-2000 -- Disillusioned detection: DNA and 9/11 from 2000-2010 -- Rethinking detection: alternative methods of detection -- Conclusion -- Appendix.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formCriticism, interpretation, etc.
LCCN 2015025776
ISBN9781137425652 hardcover
ISBN1137425652 hardcover

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