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Romanticising crisis: digital revolution and ecological risk in late postmodern American fiction

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This thesis probes how recent experimental American "crisis fictions" from authors including Mark Z. Danielewski, Kathryn Davis, and Evan Dara reformulate transatlantic Romantic literary debates about technological and environmental change. Arguing that such texts extend previously theorised ties between Romanticism and postmodernism, it identifies enduring ties between late-postmodern accounts of crisis and those of Romantic predecessors. Responding to the upheavals of digital revolution ...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
Linacre College
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Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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Oxford University, UK
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English
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2015-08-20

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