9/11 Culture: America Under Construction

9/11 Culture: America Under Construction

By: Jeffrey Melnick (author)Hardback

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9/11 Culture serves as a timely and accessible introduction to the complexities of American culture in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. Gives balanced examinations of a broad catalogue of artifacts from film, music, photography, literary fiction, and other popular arts Investigates the 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 Includes pedagogical material to assist understanding and teaching, including film and discographies, and a useful teachers' preface

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Jeffrey Melnick is Associate Professor of American Studies at Babson College. He is author of two books on Black-Jewish relations: A Right to Sing the Blues: African Americans, Jews, and American Popular Song (1999) and Black-Jewish Relations on Trial: Leo Frank and Jim Conley in the New South (2000). Melnick is an active public speaker has appeared many times on local and national radio and television.


Acknowledgments. Introduction: 9/11 Questions (and Answers). 1. Rumors. 2. Telethon. 3. Snapshots. 4. Rising. 5. Us. 6. Tools. 7. Shout-Outs. Bibliography. Appendix 1: 9/11 in Film and on Television. Appendix 2: 9/11 Music. A Note to Teachers. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/07/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781405173728
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9781405173728
  • weight: 432
  • ISBN10: 1405173726

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