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Literature and sustainability : concept, text and culture

Author: Adeline Johns-Putra; John Parham; Louise Squire
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, [2017].
Series: Knowledge unlatched.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adeline Johns-Putra; John Parham; Louise Squire
ISBN: 9781526107633 1526107635
OCLC Number: 1000153318
Notes: In Knowledge unlatched.
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Contents: Foreword by Gillen D'Arcy WoodEditor's introductionPART I: Discourses of sustainability1 The millers' tales: sustainability, the arts and the watermill - Jayne Elisabeth Archer, Howard Thomas and Richard Marggraf Turley 2 Sustenance from the past: precedents to sustainability in nineteenth-century literature and culture - John Parham 3 Deep sustainability: ecopoetics, enjoyment and ecstatic hospitality - Kate Rigby 4 Recycling materials, recycling lives: cardboard publishers in Latin America - Lucy Bell5 Sustainability after extinction: on last animals and future bison - Joshua Schuster6 The twilight of the Anthropocene: sustaining literature - Claire ColebrookPART II: Reading sustainability7 Collapse, resilience, stability and sustainability in Margaret Atwood's MaddAddam Trilogy - Dana Phillips 8 'The shadow of the future made all the difference': sustainability in Kim Stanley Robinson's Science in the Capital trilogy - Chris Pak9 The unsustainable aesthetics of sustainability: the sense of an ending in Jeanette Winterson's The Stone Gods - Adeline Johns-Putra10 A modest proposal for a less natural lifestyle: the paradoxes of sustainability and Michel Houellebecq's The Possibility of an Island - Hannes Bergthaller11 Jorie Graham's Sea Change: the poetics of sustainability and the politics of what we're sustaining - Matthew Griffiths12 Circles unrounded: sustainability, subject and necessity in Yann Martel's Life of Pi - Louise Squire Index -- .
Series Title: Knowledge unlatched.
Responsibility: edited by Adeline Johns-Putra, John Parham, Louise Squire.

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