Anthropocene Poetics: Deep Time, Sacrifice Zones, and Extinction

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How poetry can help us think about and live in the Anthropocene by reframing our intimate relationship with geological time. Looking at a diverse array of lyric and avant-garde poetry from three interrelated perspectives, David Farrier rethinks the environmental humanities from a literary critical perspective. Anthropocene Poetics puts a concern with deep time at the center, defining a new poetics for thinking through humanity’s role as geological agents, the devastation caused by resource extraction, and the looming extinction crisis.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationMinneapolis
PublisherUniversity of Minnesota Press
Number of pages184
ISBN (Print)9781517906252, 9781517906269
Publication statusPublished - 12 Feb 2019

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