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Out of the Blue
Author: Kristiaan Versluys

ISBN: 9780231149365
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 21 June 2009
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.0 x 1.8
In a widely cited Harper'sarticle written after 9/11, Don DeLillo alluded to the void left behind by the vanishing twin towers: "There is something empty in the sky. The writer tries to give memory, tenderness, and meaning to all that howling space." Since the terrorist attacks, many writers have represented 9/11 and its aftermath with varying degrees of success. In Out of the Blue: September 11 and the Novel, Kristiaan Versluys focuses on narratives that move beyond patriotic clichés and cheap sensationalism and provide new insight into the emotional and ethical impact of these traumatic events& -and what it means to depict them.Focusing on Don DeLillo's Falling Man, Jonathan Safran Foer's Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, John Updike's Terrorist, Frederic Beigbeder's Windows on the World, and Art Spiegelman's In the Shadow of No Towers, Versluys scrutinizes how these writers affirm the humanity of the disoriented individual, portray the bewildered citizen as opposed to the cocksure killer, and retranslate stuttering and stammering into a precarious act of defiance. Versluys also discusses works by Ian McEwan, Anita Shreve, Martin Amis, and Michael Cu...

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