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Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion, and Environmental by Alexa Weik von Mossner

By Alexa Weik von Mossner

Affective Ecologies: EmpathyEmotion, and Environmental Narrative explores our emotional engagement with environmental narrative. targeting the yankee cultural context, Alexa Weik von Mossner develops an ecocritical procedure that pulls at the insights of affective technological know-how and cognitive narratology. This technique is helping to elucidate how we engage with environmental narratives in ways in which are either biologically common and culturally particular. In doing so, it can pay specific cognizance to the thesis that our minds are either embodied (in a actual physique) and embedded (in a actual environment), not just after we have interaction with the true global but in addition in our engagement with imaginary worlds.

How can we event the digital environments we stumble upon in literature and movie at the sensory and emotional point? How do environmental narratives invite us to take care of human and nonhuman others who're positioned in danger? and the way will we think concerning the speculative futures offered to us in ecotopian and ecodystopian texts? Weik von Mossner explores those principal questions which are very important to an individual with an curiosity within the emotional allure and persuasive energy of environmental narratives.

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