Guilty Reading: Topics in Popular Genres

Institution: Charles Darwin University

Instructor: Adelle Sefton-Rowston

Description: This is a 200 level unit taught as part of the Bachelor of Arts program, along with other education degrees. The unit explores the genre of climate change literature, or as it is commonly known: ‘cli-fi’. This unit examines how authors imagine and evoke responses to the affects of climate change in the fictive works of James Bradley’s ‘Clade’ and Alexis Wright’s ‘The Swan Book’.

Level: Undergraduate

Timing: Semester 1

Country: Australia