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2019 | 43 | 2 |
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Violence as Spectacle: Happy Gothic in Ben Aaronovitch’s ”Rivers of London”

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Discussing the specificity of the Gothic plot in Ben Aaronovitch’s Rivers of London, this study focuses on the theatricality of crime which, by blending violence and laughter, by transforming policemen into performers and criminals into artists, also highlights the fact that various methods of detecting and law enforcement have thespian roots.
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Der Artikel enthält Zusammenfassungen nur in Englisch.
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L'article contient uniquement les résumés en anglais.
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43
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2
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published
2019
online
2019-07-03
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References
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YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.ojs-doi-10_17951_lsmll_2019_43_2_97-108
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