Green planets : ecology and science fiction / edited by Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson
Электронная книга | Wesleyan University Press | 2014

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1 online resource (xii, 295 pages) : illustrations
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Preface -- Introduction: If this goes on -- Part 1. Arcadias and New Jerusalems. 1. Extinction, extermination, and the ecological optimism of H.G. Wells ; 2. Evolution and apocalypse in the Golden Age ; 3. Daoism, ecology, and world reduction in Le Guin's utopian fictions ; 4, Biotic invasions: ecological imperialism in New Wave science fiction -- Part 2. Brave new worlds and lands of the flies. 5. "The real problem of a spaceship is its people": Spaceship Earth as ecological science fiction ; 6. The sea and eternal summer: an Australian apocalypse ; 7. Care, gender, and the climate-changed future: Maggie Gee's The ice people ; 8. Future ecologies, current crisis: ecological concern in South African speculative fiction ; 9. Ordinary catastrophes: paradoxes and problems in some recent post-apocalypse fictions ; 10. "The rain feels new": ecotopian strategies in the short fiction of Paolo Bacigalupi ; 11. Life after people: science faction and ecological futures ; 12. Pandora's box: Avatar, ecology, thought ; 13. Churning up the depths: nonhuman ecologies of metaphor in Solaris and "Oceanic" -- Afterword: Still, I'm reluctant to call this pessimism -- Of further interest -- About the contributors -- Index.
Essays exploring the relationship between environmental disaster and visions of apocalypse through the lens of science fiction.
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Print version: Green planets. Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, [2014] 9780819574268 (DLC) 2014001764 (OCoLC)862349309
9780819574282 (electronic bk.)
0819574287 (electronic bk.)
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