ENG 368 LIT IN THE ANTHROPOCENE
Literature in the Anthropocene - An examination of how writers have imagined the relationship between humans and the nonhuman environment since 1850. The course considers a range of fiction, poetry, and criticism, exploring how topics such as industrialization, "cli-fi" apocalypse, and the uneven global impacts of climate change have been-and are currently being-imagined in literature. Authors may include Thoreau, Melville, Octavia Butler, Amitav Ghosh, and Helon Habila.
Cross Listed Courses
This is the same course as ES 368
Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors. For sophomores, ENG 250
is strongly recommended.
Enrollment limited to 18 students.