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Frank, Svenja

9/11 in European Literature

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: 9/11 in European Literature
Svenja Frank

Part I. September 11 Seen Through European Media and Semiotic Theory

2. 9/11: The Interpretation of Disaster as Disaster of Interpretation—An American Catastrophe Reflected in American and European Discourses
Rolf G. Renner

3. The Wind of the Hudson. Gerhard Richter’s September (2005) and the European Perception of Catastrophe

Ulrich Kinzel

4. ‘Burning from the Inside Out’: Let the Great World Spin (2009)
Eoin Flannery

Part II. Literary Translations of September 11 into Europe’s National Contexts

5. Seeing Is Disbelieving: The Contested Visibility of 9/11 in France
Jean-Philippe Mathy

6. Cultural and Historical Memory in English and German Discursive Responses to 9/11
Sandra Singer

7. The Post-9/11 World in Three Polish Responses: Zagajewski, Skolimowski, Tochman
Ewa Kowal

8. The Islamic World as Other in Oriana Fallaci’s “Trilogy”
Charles Burdett

Part III. Negotiating European Identity After September 11 Through the Double Other of the US and Islam

9. National Identity and Literary Culture After 9/11: Pro- and Anti-Americanism in Frédéric Beigbeder’s Windows on the World (2003) and Thomas Hettche’s Woraus wir gemacht sind (2006)
Birte Christ

10. The Mimicry of Dialogue: Thomas Lehr’s September. Fata Morgana (2010)
Svenja Frank

11. Europe and Its Discontents: Intra-European Violence in Dutch Literature After 9/11
Maria Boletsi

12. Tourist/Terrorist: Narrating Uncertainty in Early European Literature on Guantánamo
Philipp Hubmann

Keywords: Literature, European Literature, Contemporary Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Comparative Literature

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319642093
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-64208-6

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