The “Other” In 9/11 Literature

If You See Something, Say Something

  • Lenore Bell

Table of contents

About this book


This book breaks the assumption that the racial tension the in 9/11 novels lies solely in the dynamic between “Americans” and “terrorists.” It also interrogates post-9/11 constructions of whiteness and the treatment of African-American characters.


Terrorism Racial stereotyping Contemporary Jay McInerney John Updike

Authors and affiliations

  • Lenore Bell
    • 1
  1. 1.St Andrews FifeUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Literature, Cultural and Media Studies
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-50843-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-50844-3
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