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Title Ideological Battlegrounds - Constructions of Us and Them Before and After 9/11. Volume 1, Perspectives in Literatures and Cultures / edited by Joanna Witkowska and Uwe Zagratzki
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014
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Description 1 online resource ( xii, 255 pages)
Contents Table of contents; introduction; the islamization of islam; ideology, authenticity, and reception in world trade center; infidels and martyrs; "difficult topics such as politics, discrimination, attacks and so on"; michael chabon's the yiddish policemen's union as a 9/11 novel; the ambiguity of the "other" in the post-9/11 novels the reluctant fundamentalist (2007); us and them in terry pratchett's pre- and post-9/11 discworld novels; "terrorists win"; criticism of america in james kelman's novel you have to be careful in the land of the free; a perpetual crisis?
From "infrequent shock to [...] main thread of the plot"film representations of the muslim in american 9/11 movies; "on the transmigration of meaning"; george orwell's colonial other; contributors; index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Oct. 27, 2014)
Subject Islam in mass media.
Muslims in popular culture -- United States.
Muslims in popular culture -- Europe.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Influence.
Form Electronic book
Author Witkowska, Joanna, editor
Zagratzki, Uwe, 1954- editor
ISBN 9781443869171 electronic bk
1443869171 electronic bk
Other Titles Perspectives in Literatures and Cultures