Photography and September 11th: Spectacle, Memory, Trauma

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It is all but impossible to think of September 11th 2001 and not, at the same time, recall an image. The overwhelmingly visual coverage in the world's media pictured a spectacle of terror, from images of the collapsing towers, to injured victims and fatigued firefighters. In the days, weeks and months that followed, this vast collection of photographs continued to circulate relentlessly. This book investigates the psychological impact of those photographs on a stunned American audience. Drawing on trauma theory, this book ...

Photography and September 11th: Spectacle, Memory, Trauma 2016, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781474286213

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Photography and September 11th: Spectacle, Memory, Trauma 2015, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781472533319

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