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Terrorism, media, and the ethics of fiction : transatlantic perspectives on Don Delillo

Author: Philipp Schweighauser; Peter Schneck
Publisher: New York : Continuum, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the role of media, terrorism and literature in Don DeLillo's fiction. Bringing together DeLillo scholars in Europe and in the US, this book focuses on DeLillo to position his work in a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Named Person: Don DeLillo; Don DeLillo
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philipp Schweighauser; Peter Schneck
ISBN: 9781441139931 1441139931
OCLC Number: 535494707
Notes: Conference proceedings held at the University of Osnabruck from April 25-27, 2008.
Description: viii, 255 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the American and the European DeLillo / Philipp Schweighauser and Peter Schneck --
The wake of terror: Don DeLillo's "In the ruins of the future," "Baader-Meinhof" and Falling man / Linda S. Kauffman --
Grieving and memory in Don DeLillo's Falling Man / Silvia Caporale Bizzini --
Collapsing identities: the representation and imagination of the terrorist in Falling Man / Sascha Pöhlmann --
6,500 weddings and 2,750 funerals: Mao II, Falling man, and the mass effect / Mikko Keskinen --
Public image and self-representation: Don DeLillo's artists and terrorists in postmodern mass society / Leif Grössinger --
The art of terror-the terror of art: DeLillo's still life of 9/11, Giorgio Morandi, Gerhard Richter, and performance art / Julia Apitzsch --
Grimonprez's remix / Eben Wood --
Dial T for terror: Don DeLillo's Mao II and Johan Grimonprez's Dial h-i-s-t-o-r-y / Martyn Colebrook --
Terror, asceticism, and epigrammatic writing in Don DeLillo's fiction / Paula Martín Salván --
The end of resolution? Reflections on the ethics of closure in Don DeLillo's detective plots / Philipp Schweighauser and Adrian S. Wisnicki --
Slow man, Dangling man, Falling man: DeLillo and the ethics of fiction / Peter Boxall --
Falling man : performing fiction / Marie-Christine Leps --
"The great secular transcendence": Don DeLillo and the desire for numinous experience / Peter Schneck --
The DeLillo era: literary generations in the postmodern period / David Cowart.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Schneck and Philipp Schweighauser.
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