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EBDON, Melanie (2019) Real Nature. In: Sarah Hall: Critical Essays. Gylphi, Canterbury, pp. 31-54. (In Press)

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The work of contemporary British writer, Sarah Hall, maintains consistent focus on humans as embedded within a global ecology. This chapter - a contribution to the first book-length work of criticism on Hall - argues that Hall is part of a new generation of writers whose work marks a point of departure from the literary postmodernism of the late 20th century, and which turns instead towards such discourses as materialism and deep-ecology in order to articulate a profound shift in consciousness, a shift caused by the impact of ecological degradation which has been so apparent through the course of the last forty years.

Item Type: Book Chapter, Section or Conference Proceeding
Faculty: School of Digital, Technologies and Arts > English, Creative Writing and Philosophy
Depositing User: Melanie EBDON
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2022 13:43
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2023 13:57

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