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Dr Samuel Solnick BA (Dublin), MA, PhD (London), PGCert (FHEA)

Senior Lecturer in English Literature English

    Publications

    Selected Publications

    1. Poetry and the Anthropocene: Ecology, biology and technology in contemporary British and Irish poetry (Book - 2016)
    2. ‘The disease of the interregnum’: irony and climate change (Journal article - 2014)
    3. Reverse Transcribing Climate Change (Journal article - 2012)
    4. Anthropocene (Chapter - 2018)
    5. The Short Story and the Environment (Chapter - 2018)

    2020

    Dominion: The Animals and the Poets/BBC World Service (Media)

    Solnick, S. (2019). Dominion: The Animals and the Poets/BBC World Service. [Radio]. Retrieved from https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3cszbww

    2019

    Can artists and designers help save the world? (Internet publication)

    Solnick, S. (2019). Can artists and designers help save the world?. Royal Academy Magazine. Retrieved from https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/

    Apocalypso (Chapter)

    Solnick, S. N. (2019). Apocalypso. In B. R. Bellamy, & M. Schneider-Mayerson (Eds.), An Ecotopian Lexicon. Minneapolis: Minnesota University Press.

    2018

    Anthropocene (Chapter)

    Solnick, S. (2018). Anthropocene. In R. Eagleston, & D. O'Gorman (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Twenty-First Century Literary Fiction. Abingdon: Routeledge.

    The Short Story and the Environment (Chapter)

    Solnick, S. N., & Lilley, D. (2018). The Short Story and the Environment. In P. Delaney, & A. Hunter (Eds.), The Edinburgh Companion to the Short Story in English (pp. 272-292). Edinburgh Companions to Literature and the Humanities.

    2017

    We need to think about redefining citizenship in the Anthropocene (Internet publication)

    Solnick, S. N. (2017). We need to think about redefining citizenship in the Anthropocene. Retrieved from http://theconversation.com/

    Anthropocene fictions: the novel in a time of climate change, by Adam Trexler (Book Review)

    Solnick, S. (2017). Anthropocene fictions: the novel in a time of climate change, by Adam Trexler. Green Letters, 21(1), 93-95. doi:10.1080/14688417.2017.1283800

    DOI: 10.1080/14688417.2017.1283800

    2016

    How theatre is tackling the biggest issue of all (Media)

    Solnick, S. N. (2016). How theatre is tackling the biggest issue of all.

    Poetry and the Anthropocene: Ecology, biology and technology in contemporary British and Irish poetry (Book)

    Solnick, S. (2016). Poetry and the Anthropocene: Ecology, biology and technology in contemporary British and Irish poetry. Abingdon; New York: Routledge. Retrieved from https://www.routledge.com/

    2015

    Talking about the Spring (Journal article)

    Solnick, S. (2015). Talking about the Spring. Times Literary Supplement. Retrieved from http://www.the-tls.co.uk/tls/public/article1601431.ece

    2014

    Review of 'Beyond the Lyric: A Map of Contemporary British Poetry' by Fiona Sampson (Book Review)

    Solnick, S. N. (2014). Review of 'Beyond the Lyric: A Map of Contemporary British Poetry' by Fiona Sampson. C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-Century Writings, 3(1).

    Review of Fiona Sampson, Beyond the Lyric: A Map of Contemporary British Poetry (Journal article)

    Solnick, S. (2014). Review of Fiona Sampson, Beyond the Lyric: A Map of Contemporary British Poetry. C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-century Writings, 3(1).

    Got Milk? Marianna Simnett's Short Film 'The Udder' (Journal article)

    Solnick, S. (2014). Got Milk? Marianna Simnett's Short Film 'The Udder'. Glasgow Review of Books.

    Why the cultural response to global warming makes for a heated debate (Journal article)

    Solnick, S. (2014). Why the cultural response to global warming makes for a heated debate. The Independent.

    ‘The disease of the interregnum’: irony and climate change (Journal article)

    Solnick, S. (2014). ‘The disease of the interregnum’: irony and climate change. Green Letters, 18(2), 143-153. doi:10.1080/14688417.2014.901897

    DOI: 10.1080/14688417.2014.901897

    2013

    Performing Carbon (in the) Capital (Journal article)

    Solnick, S. (n.d.). Performing Carbon (in the) Capital. Alluvium: 21st-Century Writing, 21st-Century Approaches, 3(1). doi:10.7766/alluvium.v3.1.04

    DOI: 10.7766/alluvium.v3.1.04

    2012

    Reverse Transcribing Climate Change (Journal article)

    Solnick, S. (2012). Reverse Transcribing Climate Change. Oxford Literary Review, 34(2), 277-293. doi:10.3366/olr.2012.0046

    DOI: 10.3366/olr.2012.0046

    2011

    Ecocriticism from Shakespeare to James Lovelock (Journal article)

    Solnick, S. N. (2011). Ecocriticism from Shakespeare to James Lovelock. TLS - The Times Literary Supplement.

    ‘Life Subdued to Its Instrument’: Ted Hughes and Technology (Journal article)

    Solnick, S. (2011). ‘Life Subdued to Its Instrument’: Ted Hughes and Technology. Ted Hughes Society Journal, 2, 4-16.

    2010

    'An Art to Nurture Nature' (Chapter)

    Solnick, S. N. (2010). 'An Art to Nurture Nature'. In Proving Ground: 8 Essays. London: Hannah Barry Gallery.