Cultural Productions of 9/11

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Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

Introducing "Cultural Productions of 9/11"

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 11.2

Edited By Christopher Schaberg and Kara Thompson


Christopher Schaberg and Kara Thompson, "Avatars of 9/11"

Wendy Kozol, "Looking Elsewhere"

Scott Cutler Shershow, "The Time of Sacrifice: Derrida contra Agamben

Daniel Ross, "Passages to Immortality: Arakawa and Gins, Stiegler, and September 11"

Caren Kaplan, "'A Rare and Chilling View': Aerial Photography as Biopower in the Visual Culture of '9/11'"
Marian Macken, "The Event in Miniature: 9/11 and the New York City Model"

David Simpson, "A Confusion of Tongues"

Bidhan Chandra Roy, "The Tragic Mulatto Revisited: Post 9/11 Pakistani-American identities in H.M Naqvi's Home Boy and Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist"

Pamela Mansutti, "'The chickens have come to roost!' Post-9/11 Revengeful Narratives in Lorrie Moore's A Gate at the Stairs"

Mark Noonan, "Re-writing Ourselves in the Wake of 9/11"
Christine Muller, "Enduring Impact: The Crisis Fetish in Post-9/11 American Television"

Mary Bloodsworth-Lugo & Carmen Lugo, "9/11 Goes to the Movies: The Mythological Reverberations of the 'Day that Changed America'"

Trimiko Melancon, "The 'Metalanguage' of Race and the (Post) 9/11 Moment: Words Never Said"

Joyce Goggin, "Therapeutic Gaming and 9/11"

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