Green Thought in German Culture

Author(s): Colin Riordan

Language: English

Genre(s): Politics

  • November 1997 · 272pages · 216x138mm

  • ·Hardback - 9780708314210

About The Book

"Thinking Green" is now part of the very fabric of life in Germany. Both politics and daily life are informed by considerations which were hitherto unknown. This volume considers the emergence and development of green ideas in Germany, and analyzes the part played by green thought in the arts, including literature, drama, film, popular fiction, architecture, philosophy and other cultural arenas. In so doing, it explores the formative roles that writers, artists and other cultural actors have played in disseminating and criticizing green ideas.


." . . one will find the phenomenon of German green consciousness and debate increasingly, if not comprehensively, contextualised and engaged with here . . . it shows academics in the humanities doing what they should do best - contributing productively to cultural debate and raising consciousness of vital issues." -Journal of Area Studies

About the Author(s)

Colin Riordan

Colin Riordan is a British academic who has been President and Vice-Chancellor at Cardiff University since 1 September 2012.

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