Ironic Europe: Gender and National Stereotypes in Killing Eve

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Abstract

BBC America’s television series Killing Eve (2018 - ) can be read as a classic clash between East and West, male and female, but with a twist: some of the (gender) roles have switched, and the show – while certainly also buying into classic stereotypes – seems interested in nuances and a humoristic play with the viewer’s expectations. This article explores the female protagonist and antagonist roles in seasons 1-3 of Killing Eve in light of contemporary gender stereotypes and representations. It links this analysis with a consideration of how national culture and locations are constructed in the show, exploring the notion of ‘secondary markers of location’ and illustrating a connection between challenging stereotypes and the corporate purpose to promote BBC America’s channel brand.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftAkademisk kvarter
Vol/bind22
Nummerapril
Sider (fra-til)137-148
Antal sider12
ISSN1904-0008
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2021
Udgivet eksterntJa

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