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Title Oil fictions : world literature and our contemporary petrosphere / edited by Stacey Balkan and Swaralipi Nandi.
Publisher University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2021]



Descript 1 online resource (xvi, 292 pages) : illustrations.
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Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Reading Our Contemporary Petrosphere -- 1 Petrofiction, Revisited -- 2 Energy and Autonomy: Worker Struggles and the Evolution of Energy Systems -- 3 Gendering Petrofi ction: Energy, Imperialism, and Social Reproduction -- 4 Petrofeminism: Love in the Age of Oil -- 5 "We Are Pipeline People": Nnedi Okorafor's Ecocritical Speculations -- 6 Petro-drama in the Niger Delta: Ben Binebai's My Life in the Burning Creeks and Oil's "Refuse of History" -- 7 Documenting "Cheap Nature" in Amitav Ghosh's The Glass Palace: A Petro-aesthetic Critique -- 8 Aestheticizing Absurd Extraction: Petro-capitalism in Deepak Unnikrishnan's "In Mussafah Grew People" -- 9 Petro-cosmopolitics: Oil and the Indian Ocean in Amitav Ghosh's The Circle of Reason -- 10 Xerodrome Lube: Cyclonic Geopoetics and Petropolytical War Machines -- 11 Oil Gets Everywhere: Critical Representations of the Petroleum Industry in Spanish American Literature -- 12 Conjectures on World Energy Literature -- 13 Petrofiction as Stasis in Abdelrahman Munif's Cities of Salt and Joseph O'Neill's Netherland -- 14 Assessing the Veracity of the Gulf Dreams: An Interview with Author Benyamin -- 15 Testimonies from the Permian Basin -- Afterword -- Contributors -- Index
Note In English.
ISBN 9780271091877 electronic book
0271091878 electronic book
Standard # 10.1515/9780271091877 doi
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Series AnthropoScene: the SLSA book series
AnthropoScene.
Subject Petroleum in literature.
Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Alt author Balkan, Stacey, 1973- editor. Editor. http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt
Nandi, Swaralipi, editor. Editor. http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt
Angelo Rumore, Micheal, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Babcock, Rebecca, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Dawson, Ashley, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
DeVries, Scott, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Deckard, Sharae, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Figgins, Kristen, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Ghosh, Amitav, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Hiday, Corbin, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Kapstein, Helen, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Obi Ajumeze, Henry, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Ryle, Simon, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Stief, Sheena, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Szeman, Imre, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Vinai, Maya, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Walters, Wendy W., contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Descript 1 online resource (xvi, 292 pages) : illustrations.
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Descript text file PDF rda
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Reading Our Contemporary Petrosphere -- 1 Petrofiction, Revisited -- 2 Energy and Autonomy: Worker Struggles and the Evolution of Energy Systems -- 3 Gendering Petrofi ction: Energy, Imperialism, and Social Reproduction -- 4 Petrofeminism: Love in the Age of Oil -- 5 "We Are Pipeline People": Nnedi Okorafor's Ecocritical Speculations -- 6 Petro-drama in the Niger Delta: Ben Binebai's My Life in the Burning Creeks and Oil's "Refuse of History" -- 7 Documenting "Cheap Nature" in Amitav Ghosh's The Glass Palace: A Petro-aesthetic Critique -- 8 Aestheticizing Absurd Extraction: Petro-capitalism in Deepak Unnikrishnan's "In Mussafah Grew People" -- 9 Petro-cosmopolitics: Oil and the Indian Ocean in Amitav Ghosh's The Circle of Reason -- 10 Xerodrome Lube: Cyclonic Geopoetics and Petropolytical War Machines -- 11 Oil Gets Everywhere: Critical Representations of the Petroleum Industry in Spanish American Literature -- 12 Conjectures on World Energy Literature -- 13 Petrofiction as Stasis in Abdelrahman Munif's Cities of Salt and Joseph O'Neill's Netherland -- 14 Assessing the Veracity of the Gulf Dreams: An Interview with Author Benyamin -- 15 Testimonies from the Permian Basin -- Afterword -- Contributors -- Index
Note In English.
ISBN 9780271091877 electronic book
0271091878 electronic book
Standard # 10.1515/9780271091877 doi
Series AnthropoScene: the SLSA book series
AnthropoScene.
Subject Petroleum in literature.
Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Alt author Balkan, Stacey, 1973- editor. Editor. http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt
Nandi, Swaralipi, editor. Editor. http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt
Angelo Rumore, Micheal, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Babcock, Rebecca, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Dawson, Ashley, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
DeVries, Scott, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Deckard, Sharae, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Figgins, Kristen, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Ghosh, Amitav, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Hiday, Corbin, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Kapstein, Helen, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Obi Ajumeze, Henry, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Ryle, Simon, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Stief, Sheena, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Szeman, Imre, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Vinai, Maya, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Walters, Wendy W., contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb

Subject Petroleum in literature.
Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Descript 1 online resource (xvi, 292 pages) : illustrations.
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Descript text file PDF rda
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Reading Our Contemporary Petrosphere -- 1 Petrofiction, Revisited -- 2 Energy and Autonomy: Worker Struggles and the Evolution of Energy Systems -- 3 Gendering Petrofi ction: Energy, Imperialism, and Social Reproduction -- 4 Petrofeminism: Love in the Age of Oil -- 5 "We Are Pipeline People": Nnedi Okorafor's Ecocritical Speculations -- 6 Petro-drama in the Niger Delta: Ben Binebai's My Life in the Burning Creeks and Oil's "Refuse of History" -- 7 Documenting "Cheap Nature" in Amitav Ghosh's The Glass Palace: A Petro-aesthetic Critique -- 8 Aestheticizing Absurd Extraction: Petro-capitalism in Deepak Unnikrishnan's "In Mussafah Grew People" -- 9 Petro-cosmopolitics: Oil and the Indian Ocean in Amitav Ghosh's The Circle of Reason -- 10 Xerodrome Lube: Cyclonic Geopoetics and Petropolytical War Machines -- 11 Oil Gets Everywhere: Critical Representations of the Petroleum Industry in Spanish American Literature -- 12 Conjectures on World Energy Literature -- 13 Petrofiction as Stasis in Abdelrahman Munif's Cities of Salt and Joseph O'Neill's Netherland -- 14 Assessing the Veracity of the Gulf Dreams: An Interview with Author Benyamin -- 15 Testimonies from the Permian Basin -- Afterword -- Contributors -- Index
Note In English.
Alt author Balkan, Stacey, 1973- editor. Editor. http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt
Nandi, Swaralipi, editor. Editor. http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt
Angelo Rumore, Micheal, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Babcock, Rebecca, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Dawson, Ashley, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
DeVries, Scott, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Deckard, Sharae, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Figgins, Kristen, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Ghosh, Amitav, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Hiday, Corbin, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Kapstein, Helen, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Obi Ajumeze, Henry, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Ryle, Simon, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Stief, Sheena, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Szeman, Imre, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Vinai, Maya, contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
Walters, Wendy W., contributor. Contributor. https://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/ctb
ISBN 9780271091877 electronic book
0271091878 electronic book
Standard # 10.1515/9780271091877 doi

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