Class and Climate Fiction

Debby Rosenthal

John Carroll University

I am Professor and Chair of the English Department at John Carroll University in Cleveland, OH. I am the author of two monographs, two edited collections, and one edition. My monographs include Performatively Speaking: Speech and Action in Antebellum American Literature (U Virginia, 2015) and Race Mixture in 19th-Century US and Latin American Fictions (UNC, 2004). I edited the Routledge Companion to Uncle Tom's Cabin, The Serpent in the Cup: Temperance in American Literature (co-edited with David S. Reynolds, UMass 1998), and Mixing Race, Mixing Culture: InterAmerican Literary Dialogues (Texas, 2002).


What’s at stake when a work of climate change literature articulates its concerns in terms of wealth inequality? What questions arise if we position literary works at the crossroads of poverty studies and climate change... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Debby Rosenthal (John Carroll University)

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P73 » Environmental Justice and Industrial Inequality (10:15 - Saturday, 24th March, Enchantment C)

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