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The Resource Green planets : ecology and science fiction, edited by Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson

Green planets : ecology and science fiction, edited by Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson

Label
Green planets : ecology and science fiction
Title
Green planets
Title remainder
ecology and science fiction
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Essays exploring the relationship between environmental disaster and visions of apocalypse through the lens of science fiction
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
809.3/876209336
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PN3433.6
LC item number
.G74 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Canavan, Gerry
  • Robinson, Kim Stanley
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  • Science fiction
  • Ecofiction
  • Ecology in literature
  • Environmentalism in literature
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Ecofiction
  • Ecology in literature
  • Environmentalism in literature
  • Science fiction
  • Science fiction
  • Miljöfrågor i litteraturen
  • Ekologi i litteraturen
Label
Green planets : ecology and science fiction, edited by Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction: If this goes on -- Part 1. Arcadias and New Jerusalems. 1. Extinction, extermination, and the ecological optimism of H.G. Wells ; 2. Evolution and apocalypse in the Golden Age ; 3. Daoism, ecology, and world reduction in Le Guin's utopian fictions ; 4, Biotic invasions: ecological imperialism in New Wave science fiction -- Part 2. Brave new worlds and lands of the flies. 5. "The real problem of a spaceship is its people": Spaceship Earth as ecological science fiction ; 6. The sea and eternal summer: an Australian apocalypse ; 7. Care, gender, and the climate-changed future: Maggie Gee's The ice people ; 8. Future ecologies, current crisis: ecological concern in South African speculative fiction ; 9. Ordinary catastrophes: paradoxes and problems in some recent post-apocalypse fictions ; 10. "The rain feels new": ecotopian strategies in the short fiction of Paolo Bacigalupi ; 11. Life after people: science faction and ecological futures ; 12. Pandora's box: Avatar, ecology, thought ; 13. Churning up the depths: nonhuman ecologies of metaphor in Solaris and "Oceanic" -- Afterword: Still, I'm reluctant to call this pessimism -- Of further interest -- About the contributors -- Index
Control code
870950859
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 295 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780819574282
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
ebc1635427
Other physical details
illustrations
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a192b94d-a63c-45ee-91d2-45c232fc636a
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870950859
Label
Green planets : ecology and science fiction, edited by Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction: If this goes on -- Part 1. Arcadias and New Jerusalems. 1. Extinction, extermination, and the ecological optimism of H.G. Wells ; 2. Evolution and apocalypse in the Golden Age ; 3. Daoism, ecology, and world reduction in Le Guin's utopian fictions ; 4, Biotic invasions: ecological imperialism in New Wave science fiction -- Part 2. Brave new worlds and lands of the flies. 5. "The real problem of a spaceship is its people": Spaceship Earth as ecological science fiction ; 6. The sea and eternal summer: an Australian apocalypse ; 7. Care, gender, and the climate-changed future: Maggie Gee's The ice people ; 8. Future ecologies, current crisis: ecological concern in South African speculative fiction ; 9. Ordinary catastrophes: paradoxes and problems in some recent post-apocalypse fictions ; 10. "The rain feels new": ecotopian strategies in the short fiction of Paolo Bacigalupi ; 11. Life after people: science faction and ecological futures ; 12. Pandora's box: Avatar, ecology, thought ; 13. Churning up the depths: nonhuman ecologies of metaphor in Solaris and "Oceanic" -- Afterword: Still, I'm reluctant to call this pessimism -- Of further interest -- About the contributors -- Index
Control code
870950859
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 295 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780819574282
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
ebc1635427
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a192b94d-a63c-45ee-91d2-45c232fc636a
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870950859

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