Climate change and the contemporary novel /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Johns-Putra, Adeline, 1973- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The ethics of posterity and the climate change novel
  • The limits of parental care ethics: Cormac McCarthy's The road and Maggie Gee's The ice people
  • Overpopulation and motherhood environmentalism: Edan Lepucki's California and Liz Jensen's The road
  • Identity, ethical agency, and radical posterity: Jeanette Winterson's The stone
  • Gods and Sarah Hall's The Carhullan army
  • Science, utopianism, and ecocentric posterity: Kim Stanley Robinson's 'Science in the capital' and Barbara Kingsolver's Flight behaviour
  • Conclusion: the sense of no ending.