<b>Precautionary Readings</b> // Lecturas cautelares

  • Karsten Levihn-Kutzler Institut fuer England- und Amerikastudien Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt am Main

Abstract

      Review essay of Sylvia Mayer and Alexa Weik von Mossner's The Anticipation of Catastrophe: Environmental Risk in North American Literature and Culture and Molly Wallace's Risk Criticism: Precautionary Reading in an Age of Environmental Uncertainty.

 

Resumen

      Ensayo reseña de The Anticipation of Catastrophe: Environmental Risk in North American Literature and Culture de Sylvia Mayer y Alexa Weik von Mossner, y de Risk Criticism: Precautionary Reading in an Age of Environmental Uncertainty de Molly Wallace.

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Author Biography

Karsten Levihn-Kutzler, Institut fuer England- und Amerikastudien Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt am Main

Karsten Levihn-Kutzler is a research assistant at Goethe-University Frankfurt, where he teaches postcolonial Anglophone literatures. He is currently completing a PhD-thesis entitled “Writing Global Risk: Manufactured Uncertainty and the Imagination of Globality in Contemporary Anglophone Fiction”. His research interests are Contemporary Anglophone Literatures, the relation of literature and globalization, postcolonial theory, and environmental criticism.

Published
2017-10-31