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A masterly elaboration of post-structuralist thought on the subject.-Robert Applebaum
Topics include the attacks as a mediated spectacle.
A stimulating tour de force, The Rhetoric of Terror provides a brilliant lexicon of central keywords of our recent political life. Redfield's analysis of '9/11,' 'Ground Zero,' 'the war on terror' and other powerful slogans traces the performative paradoxes that have enabled these phrases to do such terrible work.Martin Harries