9/11 Culture

9/11 Culture

By: Jeffrey Melnick (author)Hardback

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Description

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

About Author

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.

Contents

Acknowledgments vi Introduction: 9/11 Questions (and Answers) 1 1 Rumors 25 2 Telethon 50 3 Snapshots 64 4 Rising 78 5 Us 94 6 Tools 122 7 Shout-Outs 141 Bibliography 160 Appendix 1: 9/11 in Film and on Television 169 Appendix 2: 9/11 Music 172 A Note to Teachers 177 Index 180

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781405173728
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9781405173728
  • weight: 410
  • ISBN10: 1405173726

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