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Sustainability, subject and necessity in Yann Martel’s Life of Pi
Louise Squire

phenomenology and the speculative real. I then turn to considering Life of Pi’s emphasis on a human-centred stance, alongside its apparent recalibrating of the subject horizon as a sustainable world is engendered. Sustainability and the human project A number of sustainability’s tensions and paradoxes and their nuances have been teased out across the essays in this collection. This final essay considers sustainability from the perspective of opacity itself. That is, it addresses the issue that sustainability is premised upon projected notions that are variously indistinct or

in Literature and sustainability
Sara Ahmed

). Ahmed, S. (2014c). ‘Practical phenomenology’, Feministkilljoys.com (4 June), https://​feministkilljoys.com/​2014/​06/​04/​practical-​phenomenology/​ (accessed 3 September 2018). Ahmed, S. (2014d). ‘Hard’, Feministkilljoys.com (10 June), https://​feministkilljoys. com/​2014/​06/​10/​hard/​ (accessed 3 September 2018). Ahmed, S. (2014e). ‘Fragility’, Feministkilljoys.com (14 June), https://​feministkilljoys. com/​2014/​06/​14/​fragility/​ (accessed 3 September 2018). Ahmed, S. (2017). Living a Feminist Life. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Braidotti, R. (2006

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The paradoxes of sustainability and Michel Houellebecq’s The Possibility of an Island
Hannes Bergthaller

.eurozine.com/the-sustainability-of-democracy/ Accessed 17 March 2017. Braidotti, Rosi 2013. The Posthuman. Cambridge: Polity. Christian, David 2014 [2004]. Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History. Berkeley: University of California Press. Connolly, Kate 2013. ‘Wurst Policy Ever? German “Veggie Day” Plan Leaves Greens Trailing’, Guardian 13 September. www.theguardian.com/world/germanelections-blog-2013/2013/sep/13/german-election-wurst-policy-veggie-daygreens. Accessed 21 February 2017. De Mul, Jos 2014. ‘The Possibility of an Island: Michel Houellebecq’s Tragic Humanism’, Journal of Aesthetics and Phenomenology

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Foregrounding the body and performance in plays by Gina Moxley, Emma Donoghue and Marina Carr
Mária Kurdi

Spaces: Phenomenology and Performance in Contemporary Drama (Ithaca, NY and London: Cornell University Press), 1994, pp. 186–7. Elaine Aston, An Introduction to Feminism and Theatre (London and New York: Routledge, 1995), pp. 51–2. Lib Taylor, ‘Shape-shifting and Role-splitting: Theatre, Body and Identity’, in Naomi Segal, Lib Taylor and Roger Cook (eds), Indeterminate Bodies (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003), pp. 164–5. Judith Butler, ‘Performative Acts and Gender Constitution’ in Julie Rivkin and Michael Ryan (eds), Literary Theory: An Anthology, second edition

in Irish literature since 1990
Anu Koivunen, Katariina Kyrölä and Ingrid Ryberg

cooperation at various levels of film culture. REFERENCES Adetiba, E. and T. Burke (2017). ‘Tarana Burke says #MeToo should center marginalized communities’, The Nation (17 November), www.thenation.com/​article/​tarana-​ burke-​says-​metoo-​isnt-​just-​for-​white-​people (accessed 18 February 2017). Ahmed, S. (2004). The Cultural Politics of Emotion. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Ahmed, S. (2006). Queer Phenomenology: Orientations, Objects, Others. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Ahmed, S. (2010). The Promise of Happiness. Durham, NC: Duke University

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Ecopoetics, enjoyment and ecstatic hospitality
Kate Rigby

pays tribute, albeit more obliquely. In its interweaving of Heideggerian phenomenology, Adorno and Horkheimer’s Marxist critique of the domination of nature within capitalist modernity, and Michel Serres’s notion of a ‘natural contract’, Bate’s take on Clare in The Song of the Earth was important in foregrounding the relationship between human psychophysical wellbeing and socio-ecological conditions. As I have argued elsewhere (Rigby 2004), however, I think that in his reception of Heidegger, Bate is lured into an anthropocentric over-valuation of the poetic word

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Sustaining literature
Claire Colebrook

its Joycean mode aims for maximal inclusion of all the forces of the material word, inscribing all the potentialities of the sign in a single book, while phenomenology would aim to intuit a sense beyond all the singular incarnations that would be present for any subject whatever. Since equivocity always evidences a certain depth of development and concealment of a past, and when one wishes to assume and interiorize The twilight of the Anthropocene 125 the memory of a culture in a kind of recollection (Erinnerung) in the Hegelian sense, one has, facing this

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