Life between two deaths, 1989-2001 U.S. culture in the long nineties / Phillip E. Wegner

Author(s): Wegner, Phillip E., 1964-
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Subjects: United States--Civilization--1970-
United States--History--1969-
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Nineteen nineties
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2009
Series: Post-contemporary interventions
Post-contemporary interventions
e-Duke books scholarly collection
LC Classification: E
Additional Authors: ebrary, Inc
Notes: ISBN: 9780822390763
ISBN: 0822390760
ISBN: 9780822344582 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0822344580 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780822344735 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0822344734 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction: the present as a moment of danger -- The two deaths of the 1990s -- October 3, 1951, to September 11, 2001 : periodizing the Cold War in Don Delillo's Underworld -- I'll be back : repetitions and revisions in the Terminator films -- A fine tradition : the remaking of the United States in Cape Fear -- Where the prospective horizon is omitted : naturalism, dystopia, and politics in Fight Club and Ghost Dog -- A nightmare on the brain of the living : Messianic historicity, alienations and Independence Day -- As many as possible, thinking as much as possible : figures of the multitude In Joe Haldeman's Forever trilogy -- We're family : monstrous kinships, fidelity, and the event in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Octavia Butler's parable novels
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2009. (e-Duke books scholarly collection). Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries
Purchased with monies from the John Wesolowski Memorial Libraries Endowment
Physical Description: xiii, 279 p. : ill
Donation Info: Donor : Wesolowski, John
OCLC Number: ebr10310091
ISBN/ISSN: 9780822390763
0822390760
9780822344582
0822344580
9780822344735
0822344734

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