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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Jesse Oak Taylor Climate change cannot be experienced, only imagined. While we can experience the weather at any given moment, climate refers to the aggregation of weather patterns over time and thus can be accessed only through models and projections. This presents both a crisis and an opportunity...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 115–138.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Matthew A. Taylor This essay contends that planetarity may be insufficiently divorced from globalization—its putative opposite—to provide a critical lens for understanding and countering its effects: specifically, anthropogenic climate change and global economic inequality. The argument begins...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 44–63.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Benjamin Morgan Abstract Concepts of scale have become urgent and contested in two thriving but seemingly unrelated fields. Humanities scholarship on anthropogenic climate change often argues that our historical present is defined by a conflict between human and geological timescales. At the same...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 104–119.
Published: 01 May 2021
... As humanity continues to cross and encroach upon the “planetary boundaries” identified in 2015 by Will Steffen and colleagues, Atwood's novelistic deployment of psychological survival strategies aligns with calls from, among others, Doherty and Clayton to understand climate change for its affective...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 10–25.
Published: 01 May 2016
... induced by climate change. In this portrait of Earth along with other, more functional planetary habitats, Robinson reflects on the notion of the Anthropocene as it has been discussed for the last decade and a half, the idea that humans have transformed Earth so pervasively that their impact affects even...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 316–342.
Published: 01 August 2016
... to realism freshly unlocked from its subordinate role in a promodernist critical climate. Both shifts—in the practice and in the theory of world realism—can be understood as post–Cold War effects. Surveying the recent rise of realism as a favored object and methodological reference point in novel studies...
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Novel (2019) 52 (3): 466–470.
Published: 01 November 2019
... . The Metamorphosis of Our World: How Climate Change Is Transforming Our Concept of the World . Boston : Polity , 2016 . Johannes Voelz , The Poetics of Insecurity: American Fiction and the Uses of Threat ( Cambridge : Cambridge UP , 2018 ), pp. 426 , cloth, $99.99 . Copyright © 2019...
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Novel (2019) 52 (2): 343–346.
Published: 01 August 2019
... and broach methodological issues related to historiography, the last two chapters turn to actually defining the contemporary as a period. The Western and postapocalyptic novels, respectively, exemplify the crises of climate change and nonstop work as outgrowths of global capitalism. Martin offers a tour de...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 95–114.
Published: 01 May 2016
... : Lang , 1985 . Watt Ian . The Rise of the Novel . Berkeley : U of California P , 1957 . Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Anthopocene environmental humanities book of nature climate change Adalbert Stifter The foundational text of all modern novel...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 79–100.
Published: 01 May 2018
... this result, including climate change (by both anthropogenic and “natural” causes), the invasion of the land by well-adapted sea creatures (fictionalized in Wells's 1896 short story “The Sea Raiders”), and the invasion of Earth by alien life in The War of the Worlds (1897). 13 Duria Antiquior...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 388–396.
Published: 01 November 2017
... by climate change ( Flood of Fire ; Great Derangement ). In another direction, Colson Whitehead recombines the shared genetic code of science fiction and the historical novel in The Underground Railroad , taking up a countertradition initiated nearly four decades ago by Octavia Butler. In Butler's...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 441–451.
Published: 01 November 2017
... but to a systemic critique, one that sees climate change, prison reform, reproductive rights, gun violence, education, health care, transgender rights, jobs, and many other topics as feminist issues because feminists are concerned, impacted, injured, or inspired by these issues. The systemic analysis—including its...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of climate-change-driven conflict make it harder than ever to tell what would constitute liberation or whether that aspiration remains relevant as a goal. In the absence of the broad overarching themes of the 1960s, the essays in this issue rely on different approaches to framing the present for good reason...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 307–316.
Published: 01 November 2020
... . Forster E. M. Aspects of the Novel . New York : Penguin , 2005 . Ghosh Amitav . The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable . Chicago : U of Chicago P , 2016 . James Henry . The Golden Bowl . Notes by Crick Patricia . New York : Penguin , 1987...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 272–291.
Published: 01 August 2018
... and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film . Ithaca : Cornell UP , 1978 . Clarke Jim . “ Reading Climate Change in J. G. Ballard .” Critical Survey 25 . 2 ( 2013 ): 7 – 21 . Dirda Michael . Rev. of The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard . Washington Post 17 Sept...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 469–471.
Published: 01 November 2014
... relationship with science fiction, both because global climatic disaster is now encroaching on the very present and because it draws heavily on actual climate science for its fiction making. Margaret Atwood, for example, has taken pains to refuse the science fiction label for her cli-fi Oryx and Crake trilogy...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 452–471.
Published: 01 November 2020
... in North America after spending almost six years at sea—four or more years longer than previously documented cases (Carlton et al. 1402–3). The increasingly frequent storms and sea level rise associated with climate change will wash ever-greater quantities of nonbiodegradable (often plastic) material out...
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Novel (2011) 44 (2): 208–228.
Published: 01 August 2011
... the metropolis like thunder, ‘I am going to tropicalize you’” (Satanic 354). His archangelic fiat effects a climate change reminiscent of the “long hot summers” in Britain’s history of riots: “The temperature continued to rise . . . the heatwave reached its highest point, and stayed up there so long...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 183–201.
Published: 01 August 2016
... climate change is one salient reason, another is financialization: a condition that evokes, on the one hand, frenetic activity without end, and, on the other, the terrible stasis of reification. One understands that this is not a time to speak lightly of dynamic historical movement, and one understands...
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Novel (2017) 50 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 May 2017
... change. Both invoke the pastoral tradition in search of an English common culture, although mocking the inanities of this tradition and unmasking what Empson called its “humbug” ( 9 ). Both also challenge the idea of history as the forward march of progress, adapting their narratives to accommodate...