The Ecological Uncanny: On the “Southern Reach” Trilogy
How might the Weird respond to the anxieties of the 21st century? Jeff VanderMeer's hallucinatory "Southern Reach" trilogy provides one possible answer....
Siobhan Carroll teaches English at the University of Delaware. Her research specializes in British literature from 1750–1850 — the turbulent historical period called the “Romantic Century” — and in modern science fiction and fantasy. She is interested in the ways that literature has shaped our understanding of empire, community, and the natural world.