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Climate fiction and cultural analysis : a new perspective on life in the anthropocene

Author: Gregers Andersen
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020. ©2020
Series: Routledge environmental literature, culture and media
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Climate Fiction and Cultural Analysis argues that the popularity of the term "climate fiction" has paradoxically exhausted the term's descriptive power and developed into a black box containing all kinds of fictions which depict climatic events and consequently lost its true significance. Aware of the prospect of ecological collapse as well as our apparently inability to avert it, we face geophysical changes of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Andersen, Gregers,
Climate fiction and cultural analysis
New York : Routledge, 2019.
(DLC) 2019027839
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregers Andersen
ISBN: 9780367358891 0367358891
OCLC Number: 1119741089
Description: 154 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The birth of a new type of fiction --
Cultural hermeneutics --
The social collapse --
The judgment --
The conspiracy --
The loss of wilderness --
The sphere --
The birth of a new perspective.
Series Title: Routledge environmental literature, culture and media
Responsibility: Gregers Andersen.

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"Climate Fiction and Cultural Analysis argues that the popularity of the term "climate fiction" has paradoxically exhausted the term's descriptive power and developed into a black box containing all kinds of fictions which depict climatic events and consequently lost its true significance. Aware of the prospect of ecological collapse as well as our apparently inability to avert it, we face geophysical changes of drastic proportions that severely challenge our ability to imagine the consequences. This book argues that this crisis of imagination can be partly relieved by climate fiction, which may help us comprehend the potential impact of the crisis we are facing. Strictly assigning "climate fiction" to fictions that incorporate the climatological paradigm of anthropogenic global warming into their plots, this book sets out to salvage the term's speculative quality. It argues that climate fiction should be regarded as no less than a vital supplement to climate science, because climate fiction makes visible and conceivable future modes of existence within worlds no only deemed likely by science, but which are scientifically anticipated. Focusing primarily on English and German language fictions, Climate Fiction and Cultural Analysis shows how Western climate fiction sketches various affective and cognitive relations to the world in its utilisation of a small number of recurring imaginaries or imagination forms. This book will be of great interest to students and scholars of ecocriticism, the environmental humanities and literary and culture studies more generally"--

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