A Short Intro to Climate Crisis and the 21st-Century British Novel

(This post is a repost of a guest blog post I wrote for Bloomsbury's Literary Studies blog)  At some point early into my research on climate crisis, I began to get the feeling that climate crisis was everywhere. I saw it referenced in films, novels, in food advertising. This, of course, happens to anyone who … Continue reading A Short Intro to Climate Crisis and the 21st-Century British Novel

Climate Crisis and the 21st-Century British Novel – introductory remarks

My book, Climate Crisis and the 21st-Century British Novel, is published on November 2nd. In it I discuss how a wide variety of literary fictions reflect contemporary awareness of climate crisis, and participate in the construction of the stories that we tell about climate crisis. In the weeks leading up to and following the book's … Continue reading Climate Crisis and the 21st-Century British Novel – introductory remarks

Announcing Climate Crisis and the 21st-century British Novel

I'm fascinated by how we talk about nature and how we imagine it. Contemporary stories about nature are the topic of my new book, Climate Crisis and the 21st-century British Novel. The way we think about nature goes beyond new nature writing or documentaries of the kind that became popular after Al Gore's An Inconvenient … Continue reading Announcing Climate Crisis and the 21st-century British Novel