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Terror in Global Narrative

Representations of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism

  • George Fragopoulos
  • Liliana M. Naydan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Textual Representations of 9/11

  3. Toward an Imaging of 9/11

  4. Movie Representations, Tele-Visions, and a Web of 9/11

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 253-258

About this book

Introduction

This is a collection of interdisciplinary essays that examines the historical, political, and social significance of 9/11. This collection considers 9/11 as an event situated within the much larger historical context of late late-capitalism, a paradoxical time in which American and capitalist hegemony exist as pervasive and yet under precarious circumstances. Contributors to this collection examine the ways in which 9/11 both changed everything and, at the same time, nothing at all. They likewise examine the implications of 9/11 through a variety of different media and art forms including literature, film, television, and street art.

Keywords

post-9/11 age terrorism capitalism American exceptionalism waning of American power American power in the 21st century narrative of 9/11

Editors and affiliations

  • George Fragopoulos
    • 1
  • Liliana M. Naydan
    • 2
  1. 1.Queensborough Community College, CUNYBaysideUSA
  2. 2.Penn State AbingtonAbingtonUSA

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