Essays

Published

For a complete list of essays, see ESSÄER.

2015
‘Stockholm Noir: Neoliberalism as Gangsterism in Easy Money’ in Tommy Gustafsson & Pietari Kääpä Nordic Genre Film (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015). Analysis of the novel and film Easy Money and the changes made in the film adaptation due to the political and economic changes in Sweden.
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2012

21 December, 2012
JAMES BOND: ‘THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH’ (Swe/Eng). Kulturradion Special, Swedish Radio Channel 1 (40 min.). Interviews on the cultural phenomenon of James Bond with: James Chapman (Professor of Film Studies, Leicester University), Toby Miller (Professor of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Cardiff and Sir Walter Murdoch Professor of Cultural Policy Studies at Murdoch University), Kevin J. Donnelly (Reader at University of Southampton), Claire Hines (Senior Lecturer of Film and Television Studies at Southampton Solent University), Paul Cobley (Professor in Language and Media at Middlesex University in London). Originally titled ‘Världen räcker inte till – Femtio år med James Bond’.

2011
‘Dirty Harry in the Swedish Welfare State’ in Andrew Nestingen & Paula Arvas (red.) Scandinavian Crime Fiction Cardiff: University of Wales Press, pp. 21–33. Essay on the evolution of the fictional character  Gunvald Larsson in the police novels of Sjöwall & Wahlöö and in the film series Beck.
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2003
A ROMANCE IN DECOMPOSITION: INTERVIEW WITH LARS VON TRIER in Jan Lumholdt (ed.) Lars von Trier: Interviews Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, pp. 71–80.

Ten texts in: Steven Jay Schneider (ed.) 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die London: New Burlington Press: Körkarlen (p. 41), Scarface: Shame of a Nation (p. 104), My Man Godfrey (p. 133), Sommarnattens leende (p. 322), Persona (pp. 464–465), Vargtimmen (p. 500), Harold and Maude (pp. 542–543), Faustrecht der Freiheit (p. 603), The Terminator (pp. 708–709), Salvador (p. 742).
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2000
Hollywood Horror: Europe as American Dystopia Lund: Centrum för Europaforskning, essä i skriftserie. Essay based on my previous dissertation project about American horror film production in the 1930s.
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