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NLR 40, July-August 2006

Media projections of the ‘war on terror’ as manipulations of shock and time, purveyed through a perpetual present of 24-hour coverage and on-line news. Lessons from Hitchcock, Conrad and Benjamin on the poetics of suspense and possibilities for a rehistoricization of the attentat.

Sven Lütticken

Suspense and . . . Surprise

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Sven Lütticken ‘Suspense and . . . Surprise’, NLR 40

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