The Resource Cloning terror : the war of images, 9/11 to the present, W.J.T. Mitchell

Cloning terror : the war of images, 9/11 to the present, W.J.T. Mitchell

Label
Cloning terror : the war of images, 9/11 to the present
Title
Cloning terror
Title remainder
the war of images, 9/11 to the present
Statement of responsibility
W.J.T. Mitchell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The phrase "War on Terror" has quietly been retired from official usage, but it persists in the American psyche, and our understanding of it is hardly complete. Nor will it be, W.J.T Mitchell argues, without a grasp of the images that it spawned, and that spawned it. Exploring the role of verbal and visual images in the War on Terror, Mitchell finds a conflict whose shaky metaphoric and imaginary conception has created its own reality. At the same time, Mitchell locates in the concept of clones and cloning an anxiety about new forms of image-making that has amplified the political effects o
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mitchell, W. J. T.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6432
LC item number
.M58 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • War on Terrorism
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009, in mass media
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • Visual communication
  • Visual communication
  • Oral communication
  • Oral communication
  • Social Science
  • History
  • HISTORY
  • War on Terrorism (2001-2009) in mass media
  • Oral communication
  • Oral communication
  • Psychological aspects
  • Visual communication
  • Visual communication
Label
Cloning terror : the war of images, 9/11 to the present, W.J.T. Mitchell
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Preface: For a War on Error; 1. War Is Over (If You Want It); 2. Cloning Terror; 3. Clonophobia; 4. Autoimmunity: Picturing Terror; 5. The Unspeakable and the Unimaginable; 6. Biopictures; 7. The Abu Ghraib Archive; 8. Documentary Knowledge and Image Life; 9. State of the Union, or Jesus Comes to Abu Ghraib; Conclusion: A Poetics of the Historical Image; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 209 pages, [8] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226532615
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613058430
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 305843
  • A7D71B87-E8E9-4B94-8BF7-BEA315626640
System control number
  • (OCoLC)703175931
  • (OCoLC)ocn703175931
Label
Cloning terror : the war of images, 9/11 to the present, W.J.T. Mitchell
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Preface: For a War on Error; 1. War Is Over (If You Want It); 2. Cloning Terror; 3. Clonophobia; 4. Autoimmunity: Picturing Terror; 5. The Unspeakable and the Unimaginable; 6. Biopictures; 7. The Abu Ghraib Archive; 8. Documentary Knowledge and Image Life; 9. State of the Union, or Jesus Comes to Abu Ghraib; Conclusion: A Poetics of the Historical Image; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 209 pages, [8] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226532615
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613058430
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 305843
  • A7D71B87-E8E9-4B94-8BF7-BEA315626640
System control number
  • (OCoLC)703175931
  • (OCoLC)ocn703175931

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