Terrorized: How the War on Terror Affected American Culture and Society

"Terrorized" argues that America was radically transformed by the War on Terror that President Bush declared after 9/11. This book concentrates on how measures adopted by the Bush administration (revenge, security measures, surveillance, torture) seeped into the texture of American society (especially the media, movies, television), permanently altering Americans' confidence in their future. More

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About Brian Finney

BRIAN FINNEY is a Professor Emeritus in Literature at California State University, Long Beach. He taught at London University from 1964-1987, and since immigrating to the US at UCR, UCLA, USC and CSULB. He has published Since How It Is: A Study of Samuel Beckett’s Later Fiction (1972), Christopher Isherwood: A Critical Biography for which he awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1979, The Inner I: British Literary Autobiography of the Twentieth Century (1985), a critical study of D. H. Lawrence’s Sons and Lovers (1990), English Fiction Since 1984: Narrating a Nation (2006), Martin Amis (2008), and an ebook, Terrorized: How the War on Terror Affected American Culture and Society (2011).

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