Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction: Beyond and Before 9/11: A Transnational and Historical TurnChapter 2 “The Second Coming”: The Resurgence of the Historical Novel and American Alternate History
Chapter 3“America First”:Perpetual Fear, Memory, and Everyday Life in Philip Roth’s The Plot Against America
Chapter 4 Neo-Internment Narratives:Post-9/11, Cross-racial, and Intergenerational Memories
Chapter 5“Walking a Tightrope”: Nostalgia, American Innocence, and Exceptionalism in Colum McCann’s Let the Great World Spin
Chapter 6 Worlding Alternate Histories of the Post-9/11 Era: The Transnational Trend, Normalization, and the Dynamics of Memory
Chapter 7 “Our Pearl Harbor Moment, Our 9/11 Moment”
Pei-chen Liao is Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and Literature at National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, and the winner of the 2017 FAOS Innovative Young Scholar Award. Her publications include‘Post’-9/11 South Asian Diasporic Fiction (2013) and articles in Life Writing, Review of English and American Literature, EurAmerica, and several other journals.