Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 January 2014

288 Pages | 10 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199899425

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Living Oil

Petroleum Culture in the American Century

Stephanie LeMenager

Oxford Studies in American Literary History

  • Engages with a wide spectrum of cultural forms: museum exhibits, poetry, documentary film, fiction, and still photography
  • Contributes to the emerging scholarship on peak oil and the transition to more durable, resilient, and sustainable forms of energy
  • Will interest scholars of environmental history, literature, film, and American Studies more broadly