The heart of the West: 9/11, the insider/outsider novel, and Worlding America

Pascale Nathalie Cicolelli
The cruelness and unexpectedness of the September 11, 2001 attacks shook the whole world. Critics and scholars agreed that the tragedy could not be put into words and denied authors of fiction the ability of writing about it in any meaningful way. At the same time, especially American authors felt the pressure to write nothing less than the great 9/11 novel. In 2003, French author Frédéric Beigbeder was the first novelist to deal with the...
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