Images of the Anthropocene in Speculative Fiction

The book demonstrates that speculative fiction, can alter the readers' perception of their duties and responsibilities towards their communities.

Images of the Anthropocene in Speculative Fiction

Images of the Anthropocene in Speculative Fiction

Images of the Anthropocene in Speculative Fiction examines how the Anthropocene and its challenges are addressed by contemporary writers in a variety of genres broadly defined as speculative fiction. The book demonstrates that speculative fiction, can alter the readers' perception of their duties and responsibilities towards their communities.

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Images of the Anthropocene in Speculative Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Tereza Dědinová, Weronika Laszkiewicz, Sylwia Borowska-Szerszun
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-15 - Publisher:

Images of the Anthropocene in Speculative Fiction examines how the Anthropocene and its challenges are addressed by contemporary writers in a variety of genres broadly defined as speculative fiction. The book demonstrates that speculative fiction, can alter the readers' perception of their duties and responsibilities towards their communities.
Fantasy and Myth in the Anthropocene
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Marek Oziewicz, Brian Attebery, Tereza Dedinová
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-02-24 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The first study to look at the intersection of the discourse of the Anthropocene within the two highly influential and perennially popular storytelling modes of fantasy and myth, this book articulates the idea that if humanity is to have a future, it needs stories that articulate visions of a biocentric,
Apocalyptic Visions in the Anthropocene and the Rise of Climate Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Kübra Baysal
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-10 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

With the increasing interest of pop culture and academia towards environmental issues, which has simultaneously given rise to fiction and artworks dealing with interdisciplinary issues, climate change is an undeniable reality of our time. In accordance with the severe environmental degradation and health crises today, including the COVID-19 pandemic, human
Creative Measures of the Anthropocene
Language: en
Pages: 215
Authors: Kaya Barry, Jondi Keane
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-30 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book proposes that creative and participatory modes of measuring, knowing, and moving in the world are needed for coming to grips with the Anthropocene epoch. It interrogates how creative, affective and experiential encounters that traverse the local and the global, as well as the mundane and the everyday, can
The End of the Anthropocene
Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: Michael J. Gormley
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-28 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

In The End of the Anthropocene, Michael J. Gormley examines late-stage Anthropocene literature and the imagining of the Astropocene. Focusing on science fiction literature, Gormley frames a changing ecoethic for the end of the Anthropocene.