Finding Our Words: Representations of Chornobyl and the Impossibility of Language
Author: Vergara, José
Source: Energy/Waste: Approaches to the Environment in Post-Soviet Cultures, Volume: 14, Published by Slavica Bergensia, Edited by Maria Hristova, Alyssa DeBlasio, Irina Anisimova, 2023
Type of Publication: Chapter in a book
Description: This article adopts the concept of a “hyperobject” to probe the crisis of language affecting the post-Chornobyl world and the range of strategies adopted by writers and directors to express the invisible devastation of nuclear contamination.