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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 yank cultural context, Alexa Weik von Mossner develops an ecocritical method that attracts at the insights of affective technological know-how and cognitive narratology. This procedure is helping to elucidate how we have interaction with environmental narratives in ways in which are either biologically common and culturally particular. In doing so, it will pay specific cognizance to the thesis that our minds are either embodied (in a actual physique) and embedded (in a actual environment), not just once we engage with the genuine global but additionally in our engagement with imaginary worlds.

How will 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 placed in danger? and the way can we believe concerning the speculative futures awarded to us in ecotopian and ecodystopian texts? Weik von Mossner explores those vital questions which are very important to an individual with an curiosity within the emotional charm and persuasive energy of environmental narratives.

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