Science Fiction and Climate Change
  • Author : Andrew Milner
  • Release Date : 27 March 2020
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 13 : 9781789621723

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Book excerpt: This is a timely, comprehensiveand thoroughly researched study of climate fiction from around the world,including novels, short stories, films and other formats. Informed by a sociologicalperspective, it will be an invaluable resource for students and scholarslooking to enter and expand the field of climate fiction studies.

Science Fiction and Climate Change

Science Fiction and Climate Change

Author : Andrew Milner,J. R. Burgmann
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This is a timely, comprehensiveand thoroughly researched study of climate fiction from around the world,including novels, short stories, films and other formats. Informed by a sociologicalperspective, it will be an invaluable resource for students and scholarslooking to enter and expand the field of climate fiction studies....

Imagining the Future of Climate Change

Imagining the Future of Climate Change

Author : Shelley Streeby
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Genre : History
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This title is part of American Studies Now and available as an e-book first. Visit ucpress.edu/go/americanstudiesnow to learn more. From the 1960s to the present, activists, artists, and science fiction writers have imagined the consequences of climate change and its impacts on our future. Authors such as ...

The Ministry for the Future

The Ministry for the Future

Author : Kim Stanley Robinson
Publisher : Orbit
Genre : Fiction
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ONE OF BARACK OBAMA’S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR “The best science-fiction nonfiction novel I’ve ever read.” —Jonathan Lethem "If I could get policymakers, and citizens, everywhere to read just one book this year, it would be Kim Stanley Robinson’s The Ministry for the Future." —Ezra Klein (...

New York 2140

New York 2140

Author : Kim Stanley Robinson
Publisher : Orbit
Genre : Fiction
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Welcome to the Greenhouse

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Author : Gordon Van Gelder
Publisher : OR Books
Genre : Fiction
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Forty years ago, Walt Kelly's comic strip character Pogo famously intoned: "We have met the enemy, and he is us." Now, as the evidence for climate change becomes overwhelming, we learn the hard reality behind that witticism. The possible destruction, and certain transformation, of the ecosphere has been brought about ...

The Great Derangement

The Great Derangement

Author : Amitav Ghosh
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Is our imagination adequate to the realities of global warming? The novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that we need art and literature to help us imagine our future in the Anthropocene, but that they are falling short of the task. If culture cannot help us see the realities of our plight, ...

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Author : Kim Stanley Robinson
Publisher : Spectra
Genre : Fiction
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State of Fear

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Author : Michael Crichton
Publisher : Harper Collins
Genre : Fiction
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Climate Fiction and Cultural Analysis

Climate Fiction and Cultural Analysis

Author : Gregers Andersen
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Criticism
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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 that it has developed into a black box containing all kinds of fictions which depict climatic events and has consequently lost its true significance. Aware of the ...

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Author : Ashley Shelby
Publisher : Picador
Genre : Fiction
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Winner of the Lascaux Prize in Fiction A warmhearted comedy of errors set in the world’s harshest place, Ashley Shelby's South Pole Station is a wry and witty debut novel about the courage it takes to band together when everything around you falls apart. Do you have digestion problems ...

Breaking Boundaries

Breaking Boundaries

Author : Johan Rockström,Owen Gaffney
Publisher : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Genre : Science
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On the brink of a critical moment in human history, this book presents a vision of "planetary stewardship" - a rethinking of our relationship with our planet - and plots a new course for our future. The authors reveal the full scale of the planetary emergency we face - but ...

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Author : James Hansen
Publisher : A&C Black
Genre : Nature
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The Wall

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Author : John Lanchester
Publisher : W. W. Norton
Genre : Fiction
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Fifty Degrees Below

Author : Kim Stanley Robinson
Publisher : Spectra
Genre : Fiction
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Set in our nation’s capital, here is a chillingly realistic tale of people caught in the collision of science, technology, and the consequences of global warming. When the storm got bad, Frank Vanderwal was in his office at the National Science Foundation. When it was over, large chunks of ...

Migrations

Migrations

Author : Charlotte McConaghy
Publisher : Flatiron Books
Genre : Fiction
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* INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER * Amazon Editors' Pick for Best Book of the Year in Fiction "Visceral and haunting" (New York Times Book Review) · "Hopeful" (Washington Post) · "Powerful" (Los Angeles Times) · "Thrilling" (TIME) · "Tantalizingly beautiful" (Elle) · "Suspenseful, atmospheric" (Vogue) · "Aching and poignant" (Guardian) · "Gripping" (The Economist) Franny Stone has always been the ...