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Generation Plastic

Cregan-Reid, Vybarr (2020) Generation Plastic. Review of: Footprints - in search of future fossils by David Farrier by Farrier, David. Literary Review, April (April). pp. 38-39. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:81220)

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Abstract

As far back as the mid-1980s, planning for the future stewardship of our nuclear waste was under way. But with language changing over time, how could warnings to ‘leave this plutonium-filled Pandora’s Box unopened’ be conveyed in such a way that would be understood in a thousand or a hundred thousand years? This is just one of the many problems aired in David Farrier’s Footprints, a book that asks what will survive of us – and the answer isn’t, as Philip Larkin put it, love.

Item Type: Review
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of English
Depositing User: Vybarr Cregan-Reid
Date Deposited: 13 May 2020 15:34 UTC
Last Modified: 14 May 2020 08:14 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/81220 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)

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