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436. Radical Environmentalism and Ecoterrorism in Post-1945 American Literature

Tuesday, 5 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Beacon E, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Zackary Vernon, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

1. "Between Anarchy and Activism: Ecoterrorist Philosophy in Edward Abbey's The Monkey Wrench Gang," Zackary Vernon

2. "Saving the World in Science Fiction: Radical Environmentalism, Violence, and Nonviolence in Avatar and A Door into Ocean," Christy Tidwell, South Dakota School of Mines and Tech.

3. "The Radical Scene: Place, Space, and Ecotage; or, The Megamachine in the Garden," David Aitchison, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison


  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

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