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ENG 380 Post-9/11 Fiction: Home

Fiction written in response to terrorism and the events of 9/11


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Literature Specific Databases

Here are Literature Specific Databases that you should use to research for your topic.

Course Description

This course explores fiction written in response to terrorism and the events of 9/11.  While most texts will be written by American writers, the course will also address texts written from outside the Western perspective.  Issues to be addressed include trauma and memory, exile and displacement, American identity and collective tragedy, immigration, terrorism and ethical responsibility, and fear among many others.

Searching for Books

Books on individual authors can be found by searching for the author's name as subject, for example, su:delillo, don

Books on the subject of post 9/11 fiction can be found by searching subject headings such as:

su:September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 Fiction.
su:September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001, in literature.
su:Victims of terrorism Fiction.

Some examples:

Subject Guide

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