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JAAAS Vol. 5, No. 2 (Spring 2024) Published



Dear friends of JAAAS,

we are excited to announce the publication of the latest issue of JAAAS: Journal of the Austrian Association for American Studies!

The 10th issue (vol 5, no. 2, spring 2024) is guest edited by Joshua Parker and Robert A. Winkler and entitled "Narrative, Environment, Social Justice." It includes the following contributions:

Special Issue Articles

Marina Pingler's "The 'Colonial Anthropocene' Imaginary: Re-Imagining Climate Change in Waubgeshig Rice's Moon of the Crusted Snow (2018)"

Markus Schwarz's "'There's still a world': Salvaging Hope in Garbagetown"

Nassim Balestrini's "Aesthetic Innovation and Activist Impetus in Climate Change Theater: Beyond a New Formalist Reading of Chantal Bildoeau's One-Actor Play No More Harveys (2022)"

Johannes Vith's "Violent Landscapes: James Benning's Landscape Suicide (1986)"

Klaus Rieser's "Genre, Space, and Social Critique in Chloé Zhao's Nomadland (2020)"

Lukas Hellmuth's "In Search for Alternatives: Queer Theorizing, Affect, and the Horror Film"

Short Essays

Julia Machtenberg's "Localizing the Global in Sylvia Plath's 'Fever 103°'"

Ioana-Mihaela Cozac's "With Great Product Comes Great Responsibility: Marketing Gender and Eco-Responsibility"

Book Review

Heaven's Harsh Tableland: A New History of the Llano Estacado 278 by Paul H. Carlson reviewed by Martin Gabriel

We hope you enjoy the read!

Warmest wishes,
Cornelia Klecker