Ian Fleishman on 'Ecocritical' Kafka in The Germanic Review

Professor Ian Thomas Fleishman's article "The Rustle of the Anthropocene: Kafka's Odradek as Ecocritical Icon" has been published in the current issue of The Germanic Review. The article critiques the deployment of Franz Kafka's enigmatic figure Odradek as an illustration for three recent approaches in the environmental humanities: Timothy Morton's notion of the hyperobject, Jane Bennett's vital materialism, and J. Hillis Miller's theory of the ecotechnological.