Strange Times to be a Jew: Alternative History after 9/11

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleStrange Times to be a Jew: Alternative History after 9/11 Author(S)Margaret Scanlan (Author)
Abstract  The novelist Louis Begley recently noted that the War on Terror, though seemingly “limitless,” has “not been the theme of any great literature” (204). Begley’s scrupulous word choice suggests that novels such as Frédéric Beigbeder’s Windows on the World or Don DeLillo’s Falling Man, which prompt us to imagine what it was like to be in the World Trade Center when the planes struck or how that experience might transform a survivor’s life ...Paginationp503-531
SubjectLiteratureDescriptorsEnglish fiction
Journal TitleModern Fiction Studies  
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