Crimes of art + terror /

Do killers, artists, and terrorists need one another? The authors explore this question through the disturbing adjacency of literary creativity to violence and even political terror anchoring the discussion on the aftermath of the destruction of the World Trade Center.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lentricchia, Frank.
Other Authors: McAuliffe, Jody, 1954-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2003.
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Groundzeroland
  • Literary terrorists: William Wordsworth, The Unabomber, Don DeLillo
  • Solitary savages: Jack Henry Abbott/Norman Mailer, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Martin Scorsese, Bret Easton Ellis
  • Crossing the line: Joseph Conrad, John Cassavetes, Thomas Mann, Francis Ford Coppola
  • Rough trade: Jean Genet, Frederick Douglass
  • Deliberate orphans: Herman Melville, J.M. Synge, Thomas Bernhard
  • The last maniacal folly of Heinrich von Kleist (a fiction)
  • Coda.