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Author Versluys, Kristiaan.

Title Out of the blue : September 11 and the novel / Kristiaan Versluys.

Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 226 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents American melancholia : Don DeLillo's Falling man -- Art Spiegelman's In the shadow of no towers : the politics of trauma -- A rose is not a rose is not a rose : history and language in Jonathan Safran Foer's Extremely loud and incredibly close -- Exorcising the ghost : irony and spectralization in Frederic Beigbeder's Windows on the world -- September 11 and the other.
Summary Writers have represented 9/11 and its aftermath with varying degrees of success. In Out of the Blue, Kristiaan Versluys focuses on novels that move beyond patriotic clichés and cheap sensationalism and provide new insights into the emotional and ethical impact of these traumatic events & mdash;and what it means to depict them. Versluys focuses on Don DeLillo's Falling Man, Art Spiegelman's In the Shadow of No Towers, Jonathan Safran Foer's Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Frédéric Beigbeder's Windows on the World, and John Updike's Terrori.
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Subject September 11 Terrorist Attacks (2001)
American fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001, in literature.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Influence.
Psychic trauma in literature.
Chronological Term 2000-2099
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Versluys, Kristiaan. Out of the blue. New York : Columbia University Press, ©2009 (DLC) 2008052348
ISBN 9780231520331 (electronic bk.)
0231520336 (electronic bk.)
9780231149365 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
9780231149372 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)