After the Fall: American Literature Since 9/11
May 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
- Presents the first detailed interrogation of U.S. writing in a time of crisis
- Develops a timely and provocative arguement about literature and trauma
- Relates U.S. writing since 9/11 to crucial social and historical changes in the U.S. and elsewhere
- Places U.S. writing in the context of the transformed position of the U.S. in a world characterized by political, economic, and military crisis; transnational drift; the resurgence of religious fundamentalism; and the apparent triumph of global capitalism
1 After the Fall.
2 Imagining Disaster.
3 Imagining Crisis.
4 Imagining the Transnational.
5 Imagining the Crisis in Drama and Poetry.
“There an amazing richness of the material Richard Gray covers in. . . After the Fall: American Literature Since 9/11After the Fall is skillfully structured and convincingly argued.” (Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies, 1 October 2014)"Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through faculty." (Choice, 1 January 2012)