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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 188–209.
Published: 01 March 2021
... epistemology as the only means of knowing. 29 See Xinlang wang , “Xiaobai xue sheying.” 30 Ibid. 31 See Ye wan'er , “Wumaitian.” Copyright © 2021 Lingnan University 2021 Anthropocene smog smog life avant-garde smog art qi scientism wumai The air pollution...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 320–345.
Published: 01 October 2019
... knowledge and practices and the borders created by Hanspace. Guo Xuebo's desert fiction, in particular, unleashes the possibilities of what Morton calls dark ecology by radically contextualizing the carbon imaginary of the Anthropocene as mere figure. As Shuang Shen argues in this special issue...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 235–243.
Published: 01 March 2021
... the category of the human is itself predicated, arguing that a modern understanding of the human is grounded on an unexamined ground of anti-Black racism. For instance, Douglass discusses Black philosopher Axelle Karera's critique of a tendency to rely on the concept of the Anthropocene within contemporary...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 256–270.
Published: 01 March 2021
... to assess the social status of Blackness across different phenomena, to demonstrate the impossibilities of cross-racial relational analyses with respect to death and the social conditions of dying. In “Blackness and the Pitfalls of Anthropocene Ethics,” Axelle Karera interrogates discourses of disaster...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 115–135.
Published: 01 March 2019
... drives a wedge between human norms, which are time specific as the zeitgeist, and the longue durée of biology and evolution. The advent of modernity, dominated by the zeitgeist of the Anthropocene, has widened the gap between the two time spans. On the surface runs a fast human-centered narrative—one...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 431–455.
Published: 01 October 2021
... in the declines of the Eastern Himalayas. When poems index environmental exploitation, they become in Adamson's sense cosmopolitical, or in Ursula K. Heise's terms, instances of “eco-cosmopolitanism.” 20 In conceptualizing the expansion of eco-literature globally within the Anthropocene, Timothy Clark...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 432–455.
Published: 01 October 2019
... 2 , 1984 . Pang, Laikwan . “ The ‘Nature’ of Ethnic Tensions: Under the Flaming Mountains as Xinjiang's First Novel .” In Chinese Shock of the Anthropocene: The Making of Image, Music and Text in the Age of Climate Change , edited by Kwai-Cheung Lo and Jessica Yeung , 179 – 201...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 260–297.
Published: 01 October 2019
... are the poets of the contemporary. They are at once the subjects of works about refuse and the purveyors of truth about where and what we are in the present. In this sense, artworks (whatever their provenance) that deanthropomorphize waste in the age of the Anthropocene—and in which refuse becomes the reigning...
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