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Debriefing

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This book exists to provide summaries of the key conflicts in Global War on Terror works, as well as commentary on their structures, characters, historical bases, verisimilitude, and ways of remembering. These works form a canon for reading and discussing the Gothic imagination meeting the War on Terror or a course media-list for a high school or university class on how American art imagines its contemporary wartime pain, fatalities, grief, strange hauntings, and PTSD. What lies beneath our experiencing these stories in four forms (novels, comics, films, and video games) are the ways these works unconsciously interrogate one another. What they inherit from these wars is a traumatic bonding of themes.

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Olson, D. (2022). Debriefing. In: Gothic War on Terror. Palgrave Gothic. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-17016-4_16

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