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Title Criticism, crisis, and contemporary narrative : textual horizons in an age of global risk / edited by Paul Crosthwaite
Published New York : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 226 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge studies in contemporary literature ; 4
Routledge studies in contemporary literature ; 4
Contents Critical thought/critical times. Will the apocalypse have been now? : Literary criticism in an age of global risk / Molly Wallace -- The future of the future / Nick Mansfield -- The incredible shrinking human / Charlie Gere -- The risks of sustainability / Karen Pinkus -- Critical perspectives on crisis narratives. Narrating the coming pandemic : pandemic influenza, anticipatory anxiety, and neurotic citizenship / Penelope Ironstone-Catterall -- Global capitalism and a dystopian South Africa : Trencherman by Eben Venter and Moxyland by Lauren Beukes / Andries Visagie -- Gray goo and you : the ecophagy of gobal capital / Robin Stoate -- Risk and morality in Ian McEwan's Saturday / Lidia De Michelis -- The corporation of terror : risk and the fictions of the "financial war" / Nicky Marsh -- Waiting for crisis : Casino Royale, financial aesthetics, and national narrative form / Alissa G. Karl -- Phantasmagoric finance : crisis and the supernatural in contemporary finance culture / Paul Crosthwaite -- The green afterword : Cormac McCarthy's The road and the ecological uncanny / Rebecca Giggs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Crises in literature.
Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Psychic trauma in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Crosthwaite, Paul, 1980-
ISBN 0203831020 (ebk)
9780203831021 (ebk)
9781136826436