DeLillo, aesthetics, the Cold Iraq War

Eve, Martin Paul (2013) DeLillo, aesthetics, the Cold Iraq War. Alluvium: 21st-Century Writing, 21st-Century Approaches, 2 (3). ISSN UNSPECIFIED

Full content URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.7766/alluvium.v2.3.04

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Abstract

As one of the most important American writers of the late-twentieth century – alongside Toni Morrison and Thomas Pynchon in particular – Don DeLillo is a notable target of academic study. DeLillo, though, merits continuing attention in the twenty-first century because, although many authors have straddled this temporal boundary, the formal nature of his work changes abruptly in the new century while also taking on the politicised issues of representing Iraq and the “War on Terror” that have become a focal point for several other authors, as observed recently in Alluvium.

Keywords:Don DeLillo, Terrorism, Iraq War
Subjects:Q Linguistics, Classics and related subjects > Q320 English Literature
Divisions:College of Arts > School of English & Journalism > School of English & Journalism (English)
ID Code:9500
Deposited On:16 May 2013 19:13

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