Zappe, Florian; Gross, Andrew S., eds. (2020):
Surveillance | Society | Culture. Berlin: Peter Lang. Contributions to English and American Literary Studies (CEALS) 3.

What only a few decades ago would have been considered a totalitarian nightmare seems to have become reality: Surveillance practices and technologies have infiltrated all aspects of our lives, forcing us to reconsider established notions of privacy, subjectivity, and the status of the individual in society. The United States is central to contemporary concerns about surveillance. American companies are at the forefront of developing surveillance technologies; and government agencies, in the name of security and law and order, are monitoring our words and actions more than ever before. This book brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars to explore the implications of what many consider to be a far-reaching social, political, and cultural transformation.

Florian Zappe and Andrew S. Gross: "Introduction" 9 // Bernhard H. F. Taureck: "Surveillance – A Complex Relationship" 27 // Florian Zappe: "Gazing Back at the Monster – A Critical Posthumanist Intervention on Surveillance Culture, Sousveillance and the Lifelogged Self" 39 // Bärbel Harju: "Too Much Information: Self-Monitoring and Confessional Culture" 57 // Felix Haase: "Death by Data: Identification and Dataveillance in Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story" 85 // Birgit Däwes: "Flickers of Vision: Surveillance and the Uncertainty Paradigm in Dave Eggers’s The Circle" 103 // Andrew S. Gross: "The Black Box of Humanism: Surveillance, the Spy Narrative, and Literary Form" 119 // Silke Järvenpää: Rap vs. Big Brother: The Conscious and the Comical" 137 // Hugh Davies: "The Art of Surveillance: Surveying the Lives and Works of Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei" 153 // Marek Paryż: "Paranoia and Surveillance in Andrew Dominik’s Film The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" 175 // Caren Myers Morrison: "Mythologies of Violence in American Police Videos" 191 // Garrett Stewart: "Afterword" 213 //