“The Common Tongue, the Present Tense, the Known”

Title“The Common Tongue, the Present Tense, the Known”
Year for Search2016
AuthorsAllan, Nina (b. 1966)
Secondary AuthorsStrahan, Jonathan (b. 1964)
Secondary TitleDrowned Worlds: Tales from the Anthropocene and Beyond
Pagination177-205
Date Published2016
PublisherSolaris
Place PublishedOxford, Eng.
KeywordsEnglish author, Female author
Annotation

The story is set after most of the world is drowned and is the protagonist is a marine biologist reflecting on the past and trying to understand the present and how both humans and the oceans and their inhabitants are responding to the new situation.

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Author Note

Female author

Full Text

2016 Allan, Nina (b. 1966). “The Common Tongue, the Present Tense, the Known.” Drowned Worlds: Tales from the Anthropocene and Beyond. Ed. Jonathan Strahan (Oxford, Eng.: Solaris, 2016), 177-205. PSt

The story is set after most of the world is drowned and is the protagonist is a marine biologist reflecting on the past and trying to understand the present and how both humans and the oceans and their inhabitants are responding to the new situation. English female author.