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9/11 and the literature of terror

Author: Martin Randall
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Works by Martin Amis, Ian McEwan, Don DeLillo, Simon Armitage and Mohsin Hamid are discussed in relation to the specific problems of writing about such a visually spectacular 'event' that has had enormous global implications. Other chapters analyze initial responses to 9/11, the intriguing tensions between fiction and non-fiction, the challenge of describing traumatic history and the ways in which the terrorist  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Randall
ISBN: 9780748691197 0748691197 9780748638529 0748638520
OCLC Number: 1034805576
Notes: "First published in hardback by Edinburgh University Press 2011"--Title page verso
Description: 174 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: eyewitnesses, conspiracies and baudrillard --
"Beyond belief": McEwan, DeLillo and 110 stories --
"Total malignancy ... militant irony": Martin Amis, The second plane --
"You know how it ends": metafiction and 9/11 in Windows on the world --
"A wing and a prayer": Simon Armitage, Out of the blue --
"A certain blurring of the facts": Man on wire and 9/11 --
"He is consoling, she is distraught": men and women and 9/11 in The mercy seat and The guys --
"Everything seemed to mean something": signifying 9/11 in Don DeLillo's Falling man --
Conclusion: "I am a lover of America."
Other Titles: September 11 and the literature of terror
Responsibility: Martin Randall.

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Discusses works by Martin Amis, Ian McEwan, Don DeLillo, Simon Armitage and Mohsin Hamid in relation to the specific problems of writing about such a visually spectacular 'event' that has had  Read more...

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