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Published: 12 September 2002

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780198187707

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Writing terrorism in the modern world - a fresh perspective on terrorism's cultural aftermath

Terrorism and Modern Literature

From Joseph Conrad to Ciaran Carson

Alex Houen

  • The first extensive study of modern literature's engagement with terrorism
  • A major contribution to debates about the historical and political dimensions of modernist and postmodernist literary practices
  • Refers to a variety of sources in addition to the literature - newspaper and journal articles, legislation, letters, manifestoes - to show how terrorism and the literature on it have been embroiled in wider cultural fields