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Environmental Imaginations of the California Channel Islands and Ecological Crisis in T.C. Boyle’s When the Killing’s Done

Leikam, Susanne (2014) Environmental Imaginations of the California Channel Islands and Ecological Crisis in T.C. Boyle’s When the Killing’s Done. Ecozon@: European Journal of Literature, Culture and Environment 5 (1), pp. 136-154.

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Abstract

This article explores T.C. Boyle’s thirteenth novel When the Killing’s Done (2011) in regard to its representation of ecological crisis and the ensuing environmental activism. In particular, it argues that the distinctly urban background and way of life of the two main protagonists, National Park Service staff member Alma Boyd Takesue and radical eco-hipster Dave LaJoy, foster environmental ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2014
Institutions:Languages and Literatures > Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik > Lehrstuhl für Amerikanistik (Prof. Dr. Udo Hebel)
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Keywords:California Channel Islands, environmental activism, ecological crisis, T.C. Boyle: When the Killing’s Done
Dewey Decimal Classification:800 Literature > 810 American literature in English
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Item ID:31391
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