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9/11 culture : America under construction

Author: Jeffrey Paul Melnick
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offering balanced examinations of a catalog of artifacts culled from high (and low) culture - film, music, photos, memorials, comic strips, fiction, telethons, poetry--Melnick probes the silly as well as the superseding ways that 9/11 has exerted a shaping force on a wide range of practices, from the politics of femininity to the poetics of redemption. The ample pedagogical material--film and discographies,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Melnick, Jeffrey Paul.
9/11 culture.
Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
(OCoLC)741879374
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Paul Melnick
ISBN: 9781405173728 1405173726 9781405173711 1405173718
OCLC Number: 246886747
Description: vii, 191 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : 9/11 questions (and answers) --
Rumors --
Telethon --
Snapshots --
Rising --
Us --
Tools --
Shout-outs --
Bibliography --
Appendix 1: 9/11 in film and on television --
Appendix 2: 9/11 music --
A note to teachers --
Index.
Other Titles: Nine/eleven culture
Responsibility: Jeffrey Melnick.

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9/11 Culture serves as a useful introduction to the complexities of American culture in the wake of the September 11th attacks. Written in an accessible language, 9/11 Culture constructs a number  Read more...
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A"The book can serve as an excellent primary text assigned to students taken courses related to the same field.A" ( Southwest Journal of Cultures, 2009)

 
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