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Author Nerenberg, Ellen Victoria, 1962-
Title Murder made in Italy : homicide, media, and contemporary Italian culture / Ellen Nerenberg.
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2012.
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 Floor4  P96.M852 I854 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xiv, 384 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-360) and index.
Contents Introduction: making a killing -- Part 1. Serial killing. The "monster" of Florence: serial murders and investigation -- Monstrous murder: serial killers and detectives in contemporary Italian fiction -- "Penile" procedure: law and order in Dario Argento's cinema -- Part 2. Matricide and fratricide: Erika, Omar, and violent youth in Italy. Sono stati loro: Erika, Omar, and the double homicide of Susy Cassini and Gianluca de Nardo in Novi Ligure -- The raw and the cooked: transnational media and violence in Italy's cannibal pulp fiction of the 1990s -- Part 3. Filicide: the bad/mad mother of Cogne and violence against children. The yellow and the black: Cogne; or, crime of the century -- Spectacular grief and public mourning -- Unspeakable crimes: children as witnesses, victims, and perpetrators -- Epilogue: kiss me deadly.
Subject Murder in mass media.
Mass media and criminal justice -- Italy.
Mass media -- Social aspects -- Italy.
Mass media -- Objectivity -- Italy.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Italy.
ISBN 9780253356253 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253356253 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253223098 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253223091 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 663954305