Essays about: "Leila Francis"

Found 1 essay containing the words Leila Francis.

  1. 1. The Incomprehensible Scale of the Anthropocene: The Relevance of the Sublime in VanderMeer's 'Annihilation' and Anthropocene Fiction

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Leila Francis; [2020]
    Keywords : sublime; Annihilation; Jeff VanderMeer; Anthropocene fiction; climate fiction;

    Abstract : This paper examines the relationship between the sublime and the Anthropocene, the period in earth’s geological history characterized by human impact upon the planet. As the genre of Anthropocene fiction, or climate fiction, has emerged in recent years, difficulties in defining the new genre as well as identifying useful tropes and forms within cli-fi novels has given rise to several proposed methods of understanding the Anthropocene. READ MORE