After the fall : American literature since 9/11 / Richard Gray.Material type: TextSeries: Blackwell manifestosPublication details: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, ©2011Description: 1 online resource (x, 224 pages .)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781444395860; 1444395866; 144439584X; 9781444395846; 1283408333; 9781283408332; 9780470657928; 0470657928Other title: American literature since 9/11Subject(s): September 11 Terrorist Attacks (2001) | American literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism | Nationalism in literature | September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Influence | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General | American literature | Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) | Nationalism in literature | 2000-2099Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc.Additional physical formats: Print version:: After the fall.DDC classification: 810.9/006 LOC classification: PS231.S47 | G73 2011Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Front Matter -- After the Fall -- Imagining Disaster -- Imagining Crisis -- Imagining the Transnational -- Imagining the Crisis in Drama and Poetry -- Works Cited -- Index.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-210) and index.
After the Fall presents a timely and provocative examination of the impact and implications of 9/11 and the war on terror on American culture and literature. Presents the first detailed interrogation of U.S. writing in a time of crisis Develops a timely and provocative argument about literature and trauma Relates U.S. writing since 9/11 to crucial social and historical changes in the U.S. and elsewhere Places U.S. writing in the context of the transformed position of the U.S. in a world characterized by political, economic, and military crisis; transn.
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