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Green planets : ecology and science fiction

Author: Kim Stanley Robinson; Gerry Canavan
Publisher: Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays exploring the relationship between environmental disaster and visions of apocalypse through the lens of science fiction.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Green planets.
Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2014001764
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Stanley Robinson; Gerry Canavan
ISBN: 9780819574282 0819574287
OCLC Number: 995327870
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 recurso en línea
Contents: Preface --
Introduction: If this goes on --
Part 1. Arcadias and New Jerusalems. 1. Extinction, extermination, and the ecological optimism of H.G. Wells ; 2. Evolution and apocalypse in the Golden Age ; 3. Daoism, ecology, and world reduction in Le Guin's utopian fictions ; 4, Biotic invasions: ecological imperialism in New Wave science fiction --
Part 2. Brave new worlds and lands of the flies. 5. "The real problem of a spaceship is its people": Spaceship Earth as ecological science fiction ; 6. The sea and eternal summer: an Australian apocalypse ; 7. Care, gender, and the climate-changed future: Maggie Gee's The ice people ; 8. Future ecologies, current crisis: ecological concern in South African speculative fiction ; 9. Ordinary catastrophes: paradoxes and problems in some recent post-apocalypse fictions ; 10. "The rain feels new": ecotopian strategies in the short fiction of Paolo Bacigalupi ; 11. Life after people: science faction and ecological futures ; 12. Pandora's box: Avatar, ecology, thought ; 13. Churning up the depths: nonhuman ecologies of metaphor in Solaris and "Oceanic" --
Afterword: Still, I'm reluctant to call this pessimism --
Of further interest --
About the contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson.

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