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The End of Resolution? Reflections on the Ethics of Closure in Don DeLillo's Detective Plots

Schweighauser, Philipp and Wisnicki, Adrian S.. (2010) The End of Resolution? Reflections on the Ethics of Closure in Don DeLillo's Detective Plots. In: Terrorism, media, and the ethics of fiction : transatlantic perspectives on Don DeLillo. New York, pp. 158-170.

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Abstract

This discussion of Don DeLillo's novels Libra and Mao II examines the ethical implications of DeLillo’s refusal to provide narrative closures in his use of and critical engagement with Victorian detective novels and their closural patterns.
Faculties and Departments:04 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > Departement Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften > Fachbereich Englische Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft > Amerikanistik (Schweighauser)
UniBasel Contributors:Schweighauser, Philipp
Item Type:Book Section, refereed
Book Section Subtype:Further Contribution in a Book
Bibsysno:Link to catalogue
Publisher:Continuum
ISBN:978-1-4411-3993-1
e-ISBN:978-1-4411-1373-3
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Book item
Language:English
Last Modified:30 Aug 2016 07:24
Deposited On:08 Jun 2012 06:43

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