Falling After 9/11 Aimee Pozorski

ISBN: 9781322145174

Published: January 1st 2014

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177 pages


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Falling After 9/11  by  Aimee Pozorski

Falling After 9/11 by Aimee Pozorski
January 1st 2014 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 177 pages | ISBN: 9781322145174 | 3.17 Mb

Falling After 9/11 investigates the connections between violence, trauma, and aesthetics by exploring post 9/11 figures of falling in art and literature. From the perspective of trauma theory, Aimee Pozorski provides close readings of figures ofMoreFalling After 9/11 investigates the connections between violence, trauma, and aesthetics by exploring post 9/11 figures of falling in art and literature.

From the perspective of trauma theory, Aimee Pozorski provides close readings of figures of falling in such exemplary American texts as Don DeLillos novel, Falling Man, Diane Seusss poem, Falling Man, Jonathan Safran Foers Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Fr?d?ric Briegbeders Windows on the World, and Richard Drews famous photograph of the man falling from the World Trade Center. Falling After 9/11 argues that the apparent failure of these texts to register fully the trauma of the day in fact points to a larger problem in the national tradition: the problem of reference-of how to refer to falling-in the 21st century and beyond.



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