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Green Planets: Ecology and Science Fiction

edited by Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson
Format
Book
Published
Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9780819574268, 0819574260, 9780819574275, 0819574279, 9780819574282 (Ebook)
Contents
  • Introduction: If this goes on / Gerry Canavan
  • Extinction, extermination, and the ecological optimism of H.G. Wells / Christina Alt
  • Evolution and apocalypse in the golden age / Michael Page
  • Daoism, ecology, and world reduction in Le Guin's utopian fictions / Gib Prettyman
  • Biotic invasions: ecological imperialism in new wave science fiction / Rob Latham
  • "The real problem of a spaceship is its people": spaceship Earth as ecological science fiction / Sabine Höhler
  • Sea and eternal summer: an Australian apocalypse / Andrew Milner
  • Care, gender, and the climate-changed future: Maggie Gee's The Ice People / Adeline Johns-Putra
  • Future ecologies, current crisis: ecological concern in South African speculative fiction / Elzette Steenkamp
  • Ordinary catastrophes: paradoxes and problems in some recent post-apocalypse fictions / Christopher Palmer
  • "The rain feels new": ecotopian strategies in the short fiction of Paolo Bacigalupi / Eric C. Otto
  • Life after people: science faction and ecological futures / Brent Bellamy and Imre Szeman
  • Pandora's box: Avatar, ecology, thought / Timothy Morton
  • Churning up the depths: nonhuman ecologies of metaphor in Solaris and "Oceanic" / Melody Jue
  • Afterward: Still, I'm reluctant to call this pessimism / Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson.
Description
xii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-282) and index.
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