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9/11: Topics in Contemporary North American Literature
Contributor(s): Morley, Catherine (Editor)

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ISBN: 1472569687     ISBN-13: 9781472569684
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
OUR PRICE: $31.45  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: August 2016

Annotation: This book seeks to place post-9/11 fiction in a broader intellectual, cultural, literary, and ideological context. It analyzes literature responding to the September 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and other American targets. Texts discussed include The Plot Against America by Philip Roth, Terrorist by John Updike, Man in the Dark by Paul Auster, and The Writing on the Wall by Lynne Sharon Schwartz. Others examined include Falling Man by Don DeLillo, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer, Freedom by Jonathan Franzen, In the Shadow of No Towers by Art Spiegelman, and The Submission by Amy Waldman. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

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BISAC Categories:
- Literary Criticism | American
- History | United States | 21st Century
Dewey: 810
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Series: Bloomsbury Topics in Contemporary North American Literature
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 8.75" H x 5.50" W x 0.75" (0.70 lbs) 206 pages
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Contributor Bio(s): Catherine Morley is Senior Lecturer in American Literature at the University of Leicester, UK. Her previous publications include The Quest For Epic in Contemporary American Fiction (2009) and Modern American Literature (2012).
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