Apocalyptic and Slow Violence: The Environmental Vision of W. E. B. Du Bois's Darkwater

June 2015
ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature & Environment;Summer2015, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p466
Academic Journal
An essay is presented about the environmental vision of the book "Darkwater" by W. E. B. Du Boiz. According to the author, the book explores the interconnections of racism, social and environmental injustice. The author discusses apocalyptic scenes and the so-called slow violence of environmental racism and injustice depicted in the book. The book's condemnation of white racism and colonialism, and its critique of certain environmental visions or ideologies are also discussed.


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