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Download e-book for iPad: Climate Change Fictions: Representations of Global Warming by Antonia Mehnert

By Antonia Mehnert

ISBN-10: 3319403362

ISBN-13: 9783319403366

This publication highlights the significance of the cultural sphere, and particularly literature, in reaction and dialogue with the unheard of phenomenon referred to as weather swap. Antonia Mehnert turns to a collection of up to date American works of fiction, interpreting them as a special reaction to the demanding situations of representing weather switch. She attracts on “climate swap fiction”— texts dealing explicitly with anthropogenic weather change—and explores how those works show weather switch, take care of its demanding features, and with what narrative ideas they eventually perform its conversation. certainly, a few hard qualities make weather switch a tough factor to have interaction with together with its gradual and lengthy temporal measurement, international scale, medical controversy, and its disconnect among reason and impression. contemplating such complexity and uncertainty on the resource of weather switch fictions, this ebook strikes past a completely ecocritical research and indicates how those weather swap fictions represent an insightful cultural repertoire beneficial for dialogue within the environmental humanities in general.

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