Climate Change Narratives in Australian Fiction - Jordan, Deborah
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Several major Australian novels about climate change imagine a warmed planet. This is a timely survey of these cautionary tales. There is also a long tradition of Australians, settlers and Indigenous people, writing about the land and the sea, and about how our climate shapes our communities and our future, and about how colonisation and industrialisation too often destroys our environment. This outline begins to locate, question and frame the insights of many past and present Australian authors about changing climatic conditions.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Several major Australian novels about climate change imagine a warmed planet. This is a timely survey of these cautionary tales. There is also a long tradition of Australians, settlers and Indigenous people, writing about the land and the sea, and about how our climate shapes our communities and our future, and about how colonisation and industrialisation too often destroys our environment. This outline begins to locate, question and frame the insights of many past and present Australian authors about changing climatic conditions.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Seitenzahl: 100
  • Erscheinungstermin: 5. August 2014
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 220mm x 150mm x 6mm
  • Gewicht: 168g
  • ISBN-13: 9783659429767
  • ISBN-10: 3659429767
  • Artikelnr.: 41353446
Autorenporträt
Dr Deborah Jordan is a cultural historian, writer and independent scholar. For over a decade she also worked as a co-operative weather observer for the Bureau of Meteorology. Formerly associated with the GCI, University of Queensland, she is now Senior Research Fellow (adj) with the National Centre for Australian Studies at Monash University.