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User Username Password Remember me. In The Swarmthe apocalyptical rhetoric fulfils the double function of providing thrill and pleasure to the readers and warning them about imminent environmental qiunto, thereby combining conventions from the two genres of eco-thriller and science fiction.

Keywords Ecothriller, disaster narrative, science fiction, apocalypse, environmental crisis. Email the author Login required.


Post a Comment Login required. The concepts of a ‘tragic’ and a ‘comical apocalypse’ correspond to the double closure which first features a show-down, the annihilation of the ‘bad’ characters, and then, in the epilogue, a warning message delivered by a ‘good’ character which confirms – in contrast to, for example, Michael Schtzig State of Fear – the ongoing environmental crisis.

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Contrasting reviews have described the novel as either enlightening or pseudo-religious. How to cite item. Ecocritical research has identified these narrative patterns as characteristic of contemporary environmental literature.

This ambivalence is the effect of various strategies employed to popularise scientific knowledge in the novel.

Email this article Login required. The narrative embraces various scientific fields, for example the depiction of a network in contrast to swarm theory.

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She has published numerous articles on literary anthropology, German travel literature, and postdramatic theatre. She was co-director of the Research Network on Postcolonialism in German Literaturefounded by German Research Foundation and is currently co-editing a book on German Postcolonialism.


Article Tools Print this article. Although the epilogue vrank appeals to the human ability to rethink attitudes towards nature, the novel’s support for environmental concerns is limited, not only because this message remains rather abstract but also because the vision of a reconciled, pseudo-religious ecosystem as a holistic superorganism has a highly ambivalent meaning for humanity.

The key conflict in the story embodies conflicting concepts of nature – anthropocentric vs.