9/11 Culture serves as accessible introduction to the complexities of American culture in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. Melnick gives balanced examinations of a broad catalog of artifacts from film, music, photography, literary fiction, and other popular arts, investigates the ways that 9/11 has exerted a shaping force on a wide range of practices, from the politics of femininity to the poetics of redemption, and includes pedagogical material to assist understanding and teaching. 9/11 Culture is designed for general readers or students who are interested in how American cultural audiences have worked through the national trauma of 9/11. Jeffrey Melnick is Associate Professor of American Studies at Babson College. He is author of two books on Black-Jewish relations: A Right to Sing the Blues: African Americans, Jews, and American Popular Song and Black-Jewish Relations on Trial: Leo Frank and Jim Conley in the New South. Melnick is an active public speaker has appeared many times on local and national radio and television. (booksense)
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