By Antonia Mehnert
This e-book highlights the significance of the cultural sphere, and particularly literature, in reaction and dialogue with the remarkable phenomenon often called weather swap. Antonia Mehnert turns to a collection of up to date American works of fiction, studying them as a different reaction to the demanding situations of representing weather swap. She attracts on “climate switch fiction”— texts dealing explicitly with anthropogenic weather change—and explores how those works express weather swap, take care of its difficult features, and with what narrative thoughts they finally perform its communique. certainly, a couple of demanding features make weather swap a tricky factor to have interaction with together with its sluggish and lengthy temporal measurement, worldwide scale, medical controversy, and its disconnect among reason and influence. contemplating such complexity and uncertainty on the resource of weather switch fictions, this e-book strikes past a completely ecocritical research and indicates how those weather switch fictions represent an insightful cultural repertoire priceless for dialogue within the environmental humanities in general.
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Climate Change Fictions: Representations of Global Warming in American Literature (Literatures, Cultures, and the Environment) by Antonia Mehnert