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The Ecological Imagination in Six Songs

The Ecological Imagination in Six Songs by Anthony Chaney In his book, The Great Derangement, Amitav Ghosh charges the modern novel as incapable of dealing with the scale of a problem like climate change. But what about songs? An argument might be made that songs have surpassed long-form fiction or even movies as the West’s primary genre, which is to say, the form in which the cultural imaginary is developed and explored. Songs, of course, are limited. They can handle some topics better than others. If you sat down to write a song about, say, a bad love experience, you Read more