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By Thomas Hallock, Ivo Kamps, Karen L. Raber (eds.)

ISBN-10: 0230617948

ISBN-13: 9780230617940

ISBN-10: 1349372358

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The essays during this quantity interrogate the original and sometimes complex dating among early glossy cultural reports and ecocriticism, offering theoretical insights and versions for a destiny perform that effectively wed the 2 disciplines.

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May] take effect” (vi). Watson thinks scholarship helps us “to assess what in our own cultures makes us at once so sentimental toward nature and so careless of it” (335). In a review of several books on climate change, including Gore’s, Jim Hansen, director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, argues that “we have at most ten years— not ten years to decide upon action, but ten years to alter fundamentally the trajectory of greenhouse emissions” (16). Bill McKibben suggests, in his review of the 2007 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, that the end of the Bush administration in 2009 presents “our last meaningful chance” to effect “an all-out assault on carbon in our economy” since “anything less .

Morton also aims to be hip, citing The Beatles, Pink Floyd, The Orb, and Sonic Youth, each of which, for those who know their Benjamin but not their Roger Waters, the index helpfully designates as “musical group”). But Morton does not aim to be an activist. He takes for granted the necessity of change but he is unconcerned with describing the action he deems necessary “in the current catastrophe” (204). For Morton, social change is less a matter of action than of recognizing our mental errors and thus our responsibility for climate change.

London: Routledge, 2006. ix–x. Heise, Ursula K. ” PMLA 121 (2006): 503–16. J. and Bryan Reynolds. ” Performing Slow Sh akespe are 29 Transversally: Reimagining Shakespeare and the Critical Future. Ed. Bryan Reynolds. New York: Palgrave, 2003. 29–51. Inglehart, Ed. html. Jaschik, Scott. ” Inside Higher Ed. February 15, 2007. insidehighered. com/news/2007/02/15/branch. Joyce, Christopher. ” National Public Radio. All Things Considered. January 3, 2008. Keizer, Garret. ” Harper’s Magazine. V. 314 (June 2007): 9–11.

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