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Journal Title: Language and Literature
Volume/Issue:   21 / 3
Issue Title: Special Issue on Investigating Contemporary Crime Writing
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: http://lal.sagepub.com/content/21/3.toc

Shannon O’Hara
Monsters, playboys, virgins and whores: Rape myths in the news media’s coverage of sexual violence

Andrea Mayr
Chopper: From the Inside: Discourses of the ‘celebrity’ criminal Mark Brandon Read

Christiana Gregoriou
‘Times like these, I wish there was a real Dexter’: Unpacking serial murder ideologies and metaphors from TV’s Dexter internet forum

Paul Cobley
The reactionary art of murder: Contemporary crime fiction, criticism and verisimilitude

Bronwen Thomas
Kicking the hornet’s nest: The rhetoric of social campaigning in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy

Annick Paternoster
Inappropriate inspectors: Impoliteness and overpoliteness in Ian Rankin’s and Andrea Camilleri’s crime series
Publisher: Sage Publications, UK
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Ling & Literature
 
LL Issue: 23.3753