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Schaumann, Caroline

German Ecocriticism in the Anthropocene

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Table of contents

1. Preface: The Anthropocene and the Challenge of Cultural Difference
Ursula K. Heise

2. Introduction
Caroline Schaumann, Heather I. Sullivan

Part I. Ecological Systems and Place in the Anthropocene

3. The Dark Pastoral: A Trope for the Anthropocene
Heather I. Sullivan

4. Goethe’s Faust and the Ecolinguistics of <Here>
Simon Richter

5. Adalbert Stifter’s Alternative Anthropocene: Reimagining Social Nature in Brigitta and Abdias

Alexander Phillips

6. The Senses of Slovenia: Peter Handke, Stanley Cavell, and the Environmental Ethics of Repetition
Bernhard Malkmus

Part II. Vibrant Matter: Rocks, Mines, Air, and Food

7. “Mines aren’t really like that”: German Romantic Undergrounds Revisited
Kate Rigby

8. (Bad) Air and (Faulty) Inspiration: Elemental and Environmental Influences on Fontane
Evi Zemanek

9. Performing Hunger: Fasting in Franz Kafka’s Hunger Artist as Poetic Practice
Sabine Wilke, Cora L. Wilke-Gray

10. Speaking Stones: Material Agency and Interaction in Christian Enzensberger’s Geschichte der Natur

Caroline Schaumann

Part III. Catastrophe, Crisis, and Cultural Exploitation

11. When Nature Strikes Back: The Inconvenient Apocalypse in Franz Hohler’s Der Neue Berg

Christoph Weber

12. National Invective and Environmental Exploitation in Thomas Bernhard’s Frost

Sean Ireton

13. German Film Ventures into the Amazon: Werner Herzog’s Fitzcarraldo as Prelude to Michał Marczak’s Eco-documentary
Brad Prager

14. Assessing How We Assess Environmental Risk: Kathrin Röggla’s Documentary Film The Mobile Future

Katharina Gerstenberger

Part IV. Genres in the Anthropocene

15. Writing After Nature: A Sebaldian Ecopoetics
Jason Groves

16. Telling the Story of Climate Change: The German Novel in the Anthropocene
Axel Goodbody

17. The Anthropocene in Contemporary German Ecothrillers
Gabriele Dürbeck

Keywords: Literature, European Literature, Film History, Film and Television Studies, Literary History, Twentieth-Century Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Literatures, Cultures, and the Environment
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137542229
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-55985-2

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