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Author Banita, Georgiana.

Title Plotting Justice [electronic resource] : Narrative Ethics and Literary Culture After 9/11.

Imprint Lincoln : UNP - Nebraska, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (375 p.)
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Summary Have the terrorist attacks of September 11 shifted the moral coordinates of contemporary fiction? And how might such a shift, reflected in narrative strategies and forms, relate to other themes and trends emerging with the globalization of literature? This book pursues these questions through works written in the wake of 9/11 and examines the complex intersection of ethics and narrative that has defined a significant portion of British and American fiction over the past decade.Don DeLillo, Pat Barker, Aleksandar Hemon, Lorraine Adams, Michael Cunningham, and Patrick McGrath are among the autho
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: New Ethics, New Literatures, New Americas; 1. Falling Man Fiction: DeLillo,Spiegelman, Schulman, and the Spectatorial Condition; 2. Sex and Sense: McGrath, Tristram, and Psychoanalysis from Ground Zero toAbu Ghraib; 3. Moral Crusades: Race, Risk, and Walt Whitman's Afterlives; 4. The Internationalization of Conscience: Hemon, Barker, Balkanism; 5. Reading for the Pattern: Narrative, Data Mining, and the Transnational Ethics of Surveillance; Conclusion: Postincendiary Circumstances; Notes; Bibliography; Index;
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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.
Ethics in literature.
Psychoanalysis in literature.
Social change in literature.
Literature and morals.
Literature and society -- United States.
Chronological Term 2000 - 2099
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: 9780803240384
ISBN 9780803244610
Standard No. 9786613884725