Chapter 4. Terrorism in Transatlantic Perspective

  1. Dominic Head

Published Online: 18 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304718.ch4

The State of the Novel: Britain and Beyond

The State of the Novel: Britain and Beyond

How to Cite

Head, D. (2008) Terrorism in Transatlantic Perspective, in The State of the Novel: Britain and Beyond, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304718.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170116

Online ISBN: 9781444304718

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Keywords:

  • terrorism in transatlantic perspective;
  • postcolonial and multicultural issues – attack on America in Sept 2001;
  • Roth's emphasis - response to extremism;
  • Amis's work - Money - too close to ‘junk’ culture;
  • treatment of pornography - as ‘the obscenification of everyday life’;
  • Money (1984) - greed and global capitalism in Reagan-Thatcher era;
  • Yellow Dog (2003) - masculine violence – self-consciously in post-9/11 context;
  • militant Islamic extremism - Al-Qaeda and a form of distilled hatred