The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable

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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, then our era, which so congratulates itself on its self-awareness, may come to be known as the time of the Great Derangement. A case in point is fiction, which is so committed to normalcy and the everyday that it has no space for the ...

The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable 2017, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226526812

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The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable 2016, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226323039

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