Violence and the Faithful in Post-9/11 America: Updike’s Terrorist, Islam, and the Specter of Exceptionalism

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleViolence and the Faithful in Post-9/11 America: Updike’s Terrorist, Islam, and the Specter of Exceptionalism Author(S)Anna Hartnell (Author)
Abstract  Representations of September 11 in news media, film, and literature that emerged in the first few years after the event tended to restate and reaffirm the centrality of the West. Rather than negotiating the world’s most significant bifurcation along East-West lines in the post-Cold War period, to date the subject of most prominent 9/11 representations have overwhelmingly—and in many ways understandably—been the traumatized western subject whose aim is to recove ...Paginationp477-502
SubjectLiteratureDescriptorsEnglish fiction
Journal TitleModern Fiction Studies  
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