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Anthropocene: further reading

September 24, 2016

For those interested in further reading on the concept of the anthropocene (discussed in Purdy’s essay on Walden), I recommend this post by Rob Nixon, “The Anthropocene: Promise and Pitfalls of an Epochal Idea.” Nixon is the author of Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor–we will be reading from that text later in the semester.

 

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