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Terror in Global Narrative : Representations of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism.

Fragopoulos, George. (Author). Naydan, Liliana M. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9783319406541
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (262 pages)
  • Publisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2016.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- List of Figures -- Chapter 1: Introduction: "Like an Artwork in Its Own Right": Artistic Representations of 9/11 in a Late-Late Capitalist Age of Terror -- The Paradox of Late Capitalism After 9/11 -- Structure of the Book -- Works Cited -- Part I: Textual Representations of 9/11 -- Chapter 2: The Enemy Within: Max Brooks's World War Z and the Terror of Living Death -- 9/11 and the Revival of the Zombie -- Late-Late Capitalism and the Zombie State -- Finding a Heartbeat -- Killing the Zombie State -- The American (Un)Death -- Works Cited -- Chapter 3: Indecorous Responses to 9/11 in Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Ken Kalfus's A Disorder Peculiar to the Country, and Jess Walter's The Zero -- Smiling at 9/11 in Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist -- Celebrating Death on 9/11 in Ken Kalfus's A Disorder Peculiar to the Country -- Capitalizing on 9/11 in Jess Walter's The Zero -- Post-9/11 America, Late-Late Capitalism, and the Possibility of Social Responsibility -- Works Cited -- Chapter 4: Redacted Tears, Aesthetics of Alterity: Mohamedou Ould Slahi's Guantánamo Diary -- Incarceration: A Capital Non-Capital Complex -- Redacted Content -- Censor as Conscience, Aesthetics of Alterity -- Paranoia and Reparative Reading -- Redacted Tears -- References -- Chapter 5: A Bird in the Hand: Aesthetics and Capital in the Anthology Poetry After 9/11 -- Poems After 9/11 -- Freefall: Miranda Beeson's "Flight" -- Science Fictions of Disaster: Vicki Hudspith's "Nodding Cranes" -- Works Cited -- Part II: Toward an Imaging of 9/11 -- Chapter 6: Narrative Wreckage: Terror, Illness, and Healing in the Post-9/11 Poethics of Claudia Rankine -- Works Cited -- Chapter 7: On Claiming Responsibility: Banksy's Art as Counter-Narrative to the Bureaucratization of the Imagination.
Introduction: The Work of Art in the Age of Late-­Late Capitalism -- "Better Out Than In": Banksy in Post-9/11 New York -- The Artist as Terrorist -- On Responsibility -- Conclusion: Art Without a Frame -- Works Cited -- Chapter 8: The Return of Myth: Icons, Mythology, and the Universal Narrative of 9/11 -- Breaking Images -- The Day, the City, the Myth -- First Responders -- Prose Encounters -- Serial Trauma -- Novel Graphic Images -- Today's Myth Today -- Where Dante and Barthes Collide -- Conclusion -- Works Cited -- Chapter 9: Gerhard Richter's September and the Politics of Ambivalence -- Introduction -- Contextualizing Richter's September -- Ambivalence as the Site of the Political -- The Politics of Rancière's Aesthetics -- Conclusion -- Works Cited -- Part III: Movie Representations, Tele-Visions, and a Web of 9/11 -- Chapter 10: We Now Interrupt this Program: Pre-­Empting the Apocalypse in ABC's Miracles -- Reader. Begin Predictive Programming. Here. -- "The Friendly Skies" or Post-9/11 Flights of Fear -- "The Battle at Shadow Ridge" or Trauma and Time -- Post-9/11 Media Marketing -- Conclusion -- Works Cited -- Chapter 11: Music Videos and Locker Room Humor: Rescue Me Reckons with Post-9/11 Hero Worship -- Rescue Me's Ghosts and the Specters of 9/11 -- Setting the Stage: Anatomy of a Fire Sequence -- Firefighters and/as Capital -- Music Video Sequences and the Specter of Capitalism5 -- Works Cited -- Chapter 12: Post-9/11 New York on Screen: Mourning, Surveillance, and the Arab Other in Tom McCarthy's The Visitor -- Invoking a Different Hollywood -- Mourning Work -- The Arab Other -- Surveillance -- Indefinite Detention -- Conclusion -- Works Cited -- Chapter 13: Little Shop of ...: Intersections of the 9/11 Memorial Museum Gift Shop, Capitalism, and Journalism -- The 9/11 Memorial Museum -- Capitalism and Museums -- Journalism and Framing.
Methods -- The Frames -- Deplorable and Disrespectful -- Justifiable -- Confusion -- Comparison -- Timing -- Conclusion -- Works Cited -- Index.
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Subject: Aesthetics.
Genre: Electronic books.

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