Frames of Memory after 9/11: Culture, Criticism, Politics, and Law

Springer, 17 févr. 2015 - 218 pages
This book examines the commemoration of 9/11 in American memorial culture. It argues that the emergence of counter-memories of September 11 has been compromised by the dominance of certain narrative paradigms – or, frames of memory – that have mediated the representation of the attacks across cultural, critical, political, and juridical discourses.

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American memorial culture after 911
American Trauma Culture after 911
The New American Jeremiad after 911
Analogical Holocaust Memory after 911
Memory Law and Justice after 911

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Lucy Bond is lecturer in the Department of English, Linguistics, and Cultural Studies at the University of Westminster, UK. Her teaching and research interest comprises contemporary American literature and culture, memory and trauma studies, environmental memory, and the Anthropocene. She has published several essays on American memorial culture after 9/11 and is co-editor, with Jessica Rapson, of The Transcultural Turn: Interrogating Memory Between and Beyond Borders.

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