Essays about: "eco-criticism"

Found 1 essay containing the word eco-criticism.

  1. 1. Maxime Miranda in Minimis: Reimagining Swarm Consciousness and Planetary Responsibility

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Denise Ask Nunes; [2015]
    Keywords : Swarm Consciousness; insects; science-fiction; Jacques Derrida; umwelt; Jakob von Uexküll; Mitchell Tomashow; eco-criticism; planetary responsibility; Robert A. Heinlein; David Malouf; Orson Scott Card; Hayao Miyazaki;

    Abstract : This essay explores Swarm Consciousness in relation to the novels Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card, Remembering Babylon by David Malouf, and the manga Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind by Hayao Miyazaki. Through these novels, Swarm Consciousness can be reimagined in order to challenge the ways insects have previously been considered in literature. READ MORE