Slow Causality: The Function of Narrative in an Age of Climate Change

@article{Choi2018SlowCT,
  title={Slow Causality: The Function of Narrative in an Age of Climate Change},
  author={T. Y. Choi and T. Leckie},
  journal={Victorian Studies},
  year={2018},
  volume={60},
  pages={565 - 587}
}
Abstract:Both theorists and activists confront the challenge of representing the often untraceable causalities of climate change and, specifically, of linking action to effect over long periods. Nineteenth-century authors and scientists, faced with their own long temporal spans, devised strategies for representing the slow causalities of geological and generational processes, for which empirical evidence was often scarce. For writers like Charles Lyell, Charles Babbage, Samuel Smiles, and… Expand

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