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9/11 and the Visual Culture of Disaster

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ISBN-10: 0253015561

ISBN-13: 9780253015563

Edition: 2014

Authors: Thomas Stubblefield

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The day the towers fell, indelible images of plummeting rubble, fire, and falling bodies were imprinted in the memories of people around the world. Images that were caught in the media loop after the disaster and coverage of the attack, its aftermath, and the wars that followed reflected a pervasive tendency to treat these tragic events as spectacle. Though the collapse of the World Trade Center was "the most photographed disaster in history," it failed to yield a single noteworthy image of carnage. Thomas Stubblefield argues that the absence within these spectacular images is the paradox of 9/11 visual culture, which foregrounds the visual experience as it obscures the event in absence,…    
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 12/17/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 246
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Pastor of First Baptist Church, Chesterfield, KY since February 2000. A graduate of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY (M.Div.) and Trinity Evangelical Theological Seminary, Deerfield, IL (D.Min). Formerly Pastor of First Baptist Church, Georgetown, KY (1983-1999).