January 27 at 10:00 AM
Enchanting Irruptions: Wonder, Noir, and the Environmental Imaginary
January 27 at 10:15 AM
Thomas Sjösvärd – PhD Dissertation Defence
January 27 at 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Doctoral Defence: Ryan Palmer, Enchanting Irruptions: Wonder, Noir, and the Environmental Imaginary
This thesis investigates narratives of re-enchantment and disenchantment in three contemporary U.S. novels, Lydia Millet’s Mermaids in Paradise, Karen Tei Yamashita’s Tropic of Orange, and Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice.