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9/11 and the Literature of Terror

Martin Randall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638529
eISBN:
9780748651825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638529.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book explores the fiction, poetry, theatre and cinema that have represented the 9/11 attacks. Works by Martin Amis, Ian McEwan, Don DeLillo, Simon Armitage and Mohsin Hamid are discussed in ... More


Double Surveillance in Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Monica Chiu

in Scrutinized!: Surveillance in Asian North American Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838423
eISBN:
9780824869588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838423.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines self-reflexive scrutiny in Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist, a novel about America's post-9/11 surveillance of those who look Arab or Middle Eastern and those who ... More


In Stereotype: South Asia in the Global Literary Imaginary

Mrinalini Chakravorty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165969
eISBN:
9780231537766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165969.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book confronts the importance of cultural stereotypes in shaping the ethics and reach of global literature. The text focuses on the seductive force and explanatory power of stereotypes in ... More


Good and Bad Transnationalisms?: Outsourcing and Terror

Mrinalini Chakravorty

in In Stereotype: South Asia in the Global Literary Imaginary

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165969
eISBN:
9780231537766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165969.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter studies Mohsin Hamid's novel, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, to examine how such a global narrative draws readers into a psychic identification with stereotypes about South Asia's place ... More


Conclusion

Stephen Morton

in States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The concluding chapter considers how the legal and political arguments for detention camps in the US-led ‘war on terror’ draw on the rhetoric of emergency to reinforce the necessity for broader ... More


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