Introduction

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Abstract

This Introduction to 'Cli-Fi: A Companion', a collection of 29 short essays on key works of the new genre of climate change fiction and film, begins by defining the term 'cli-fi' and giving a brief overview of literary production to date. It discusses the aims of authors fictionalising climate change, and the unique challenges they face, and outlines the main approaches and forms adopted. It ends with recommendations for teachers of university courses on climate change fiction.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCli-Fi
Subtitle of host publicationA Companion
EditorsAxel Goodbody, Adeline Johns-Putra
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherPeter Lang Publishing Group
Pages1-17
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781788740722
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Publication series

NameGenre Fiction and Film Companions
PublisherPeter Lang
Volume2

Keywords

  • Climate Change
  • Speculative Future Fiction
  • Cli-Fi

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

Cite this

Goodbody, A. (2018). Introduction. In A. Goodbody, & A. Johns-Putra (Eds.), Cli-Fi: A Companion (pp. 1-17). (Genre Fiction and Film Companions; Vol. 2). Peter Lang Publishing Group.