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From Apocalypse to Way of Life: Environmental Crisis in the American Century
Preface - the decade of crisis. Section I Contesting crisis: the politics of denial taking crisis seriously? Section II Elaborating crisis - an introductory caution: natures in crisis part 1 - anExpand
National culture and the new global system
"The three worlds theory is perhaps still the basis for our dominant assumptions about geopolitical and geocultural order," writes Frederick Buell, "but its hold on our imagination and faith isExpand
ESL Students and the Study of American Culture.
A Short History of Oil Cultures: Or, the Marriage of Catastrophe and Exuberance
In opposition to energy historian Vaclav Smil, who argues that “timeless literature … show[s] no correlation with advances in energy consumption,” this essay makes the general claim that energyExpand
World Studies At Queens College
Global Warming as Literary Narrative
Climate change is everything, a story and a calamity bigger than any other. It's the whole planet for the whole foreseeable future, the entire atmosphere, all the oceans, the poles; it's weather andExpand
Globalization without Environmental Crisis: The Divorce of Two Discourses in U.S. Culture
put distant cultures in relationship with each other, that economic relationships are now global, that significant events and conditions in one location of the globe affect events and conditions inExpand