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Contemporary Ecocriticsm and the Weather

Contemporary Ecocriticsm and the Weather CAREN IRR Stacy Alaimo, Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016. 256 pp. $94.50; $27.00 paper. Ashley Dawson, Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change. London: Verso, 2017. 378 pp. $29.55. Amitav Ghosh, The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable. Chi- cago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. 196 pp. $15.00 paper. Ursula K. Heise, Imagining Extinction: The Cultural Meanings of Endangered Spe- cies. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. xiii + 280 pp. $82.50; $27.50 paper. Shelley Streeby, Imaging the Future of Climate Change: World-Making through Sci- ence Fiction and Activism. Oakland: University of California Press, 2018. x + 157 pp. $85.00; $18.95 paper. ear the end of his first three months as the President of the United States, Donald Trump tweeted: “In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year’s Eve on record. Per- haps we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming.” Commentators from Congress to the Weather Channel rushed to correct him, stressing the die ff rence between weather and climate. Foundational to any discussion of climate change (which many consider a more accurate phrase http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Contemporary Literature University of Wisconsin Press

Contemporary Ecocriticsm and the Weather

Contemporary Literature , Volume 59 (2) – May 28, 2019

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CAREN IRR Stacy Alaimo, Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016. 256 pp. $94.50; $27.00 paper. Ashley Dawson, Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change. London: Verso, 2017. 378 pp. $29.55. Amitav Ghosh, The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable. Chi- cago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. 196 pp. $15.00 paper. Ursula K. Heise, Imagining Extinction: The Cultural Meanings of Endangered Spe- cies. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. xiii + 280 pp. $82.50; $27.50 paper. Shelley Streeby, Imaging the Future of Climate Change: World-Making through Sci- ence Fiction and Activism. Oakland: University of California Press, 2018. x + 157 pp. $85.00; $18.95 paper. ear the end of his first three months as the President of the United States, Donald Trump tweeted: “In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year’s Eve on record. Per- haps we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming.” Commentators from Congress to the Weather Channel rushed to correct him, stressing the die ff rence between weather and climate. Foundational to any discussion of climate change (which many consider a more accurate phrase

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Contemporary LiteratureUniversity of Wisconsin Press

Published: May 28, 2019

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