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Primary Sources

Allen, Irwin (2018): Lost in Space. Starring Molly Parker Toby Stephens. Netflix. USA.

Brooks, Max. (2017): Minecraft: The Island. New York: DelRey.

Creepy Jar (2019): Green Hell. Poland: Creepy Jar.

Crytek (2004): Farcry. Germany, Canada.

Dahlquist, Gordon (2013): The Different Girl. New York: Dutton Juvenile.

Klei Entertainment (2015): Don't Starve: Shipwrecked. Canada.

Kwan, Dan and Daniel Scheinert (2016): Swiss Army Man. Blackbird, Cold Iron Pictures and Tadmor. USA.

Mickle, Jim (2021-present): Sweet Tooth. Starring Nonso Anozie, Christian Convery, Adeel Akhtar, Stefania LaVie Owen, Dania Ramirez, Aliza Vellani et al. Netflix, 37-53 minutes.

Mikaelsen, Ben (2001): Touching Spirit Bear: HarperCollins.

Mitchell, Mike (2011): Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked. Fox 2000 Pictures, Regency Enterprises, Bagdasarian Productions, Dune Entertainment, Sunswept Entertainment, TCF Vancouver Productions and Twentieth Century Fox Animation. USA. Netflix.

Mojang (2009): Minecraft. Sweden, USA, Scotland.

Prasad, Chandra (2018): Damselfly. First edition: Scholastic Press.

Richardson, Greg (2007): Barbie as the Island Princess. Rainmaker Entertainment. USA/Canada.

Robison, Michael et al (2008-2009): Crusoe. Power, Muse Entertainment Enterprises, Moonlighting Films, Universal Media Studios and Incendo Productions. USA, UK, Canada, South Africa.

Streicher, Sarah (2020 - present): The Wilds. AB Baby Productions, ABC Signature, Amazon Studios. USA.

Team17 (2020): The Survivalists. UK: Team17.

Tyldum, Morten (2016): Passengers. Columbia Pictures, LStar Capital, Village Roadshow Pictures. USA.

Research on Robinsonades

Axelrod, Jeremiah B. C. “Mutiny on the Sofa: Historical Patterns of Patriarchy and Family Structure in American Science Fiction, 1945–2018.” Pacific Coast Philology, vol. 53, no. 2, 2018, p. 308.

Barnes, Clive. “Call It Courage and the Survival of the Imperial Robinsonade.” Didactics and the Modern Robinsonade: New Paradigms for Young Readers, edited by Ian Kinane, Liverpool University Press, 2019.

Bieber, Ada, et al., editors. Angeschwemmt - Fortgeschrieben: Robinsonaden Im 20. Und Beginnenden 21. Jahrhundert. Königshausen & Neumann, 2009.

Blewett, David. “The Iconic Crusoe:: Illustrations and Images of Robinson Crusoe.” The Cambridge Companion to "Robinson Crusoe", edited by John J. Richetti, Cambridge University Press, 2018, pp. 159–90. Cambridge Companions to Literature.

Brereton, Pat. “Shipwrecks and Desert Islands: Ecology and Nature -: A Case Study of How Reality TV and Fictional Films Frame Representations of Islands.” Shipwreck and Island Motifs in Literature and the Arts, edited by Brigitte Le Juez and Olga Springer, Rodopi, 2015, pp. 281–302. DQR Stdies in Literature Volume 57.

Carroll, Siobhan. “Lost in Space: Surviving Globalization in Gravity and the Martian.” Science Fiction Studies, vol. 46, no. 1, 2019, pp. 127–42.

Cook, Daniel. “Coda: Rewriting the Robinsonade.” Rewriting Crusoe: The Robinsonade Across Languages, Cultures, and Media, edited by Jakub Lipski, Bucknell University Press, 2020, pp. 165–74.

Deist, Tina. “Homo Homini Lupus:: Zur Markierung Von Intertextualität in William Goldings Gruppenrobinsonade Lord of the Flies.” Angeschwemmt - Fortgeschrieben: Robinsonaden Im 20. Und Beginnenden 21. Jahrhundert, edited by Ada Bieber et al., Königshausen & Neumann, 2009, pp. 55–74.

Dwyer, June. “Yann Martel's Life of Pi and the Evolution of the Shipwreck Narrative.” Modern Language Studies, vol. 35, no. 2, 2005, p. 9.

Ellingson, Terry Jay. The Myth of the Noble Savage. University of California Press, 2001.

Fallon, Ann Marie. Global Crusoe: Comparative Literature, Postcolonial Theory and Transnational Aesthetics. Ashgate, 2011.

Fisher, Carl. “Innovation and Imitation in the Eighteenth- Century Robinsonade.” The Cambridge Companion to "Robinson Crusoe", edited by John J. Richetti, Cambridge University Press, 2018, pp. 99–111. Cambridge Companions to Literature.

Gill, Patrick. “Dystopian and Utopian Omission of Discourse in Three Modern Robinsonades:: Lord of the Flies, Concrete Island, the Red Turtle.” Porównania, vol. 25, 2019, pp. 145–56.

---. ““Stick to Facts”:: Author Figures and Textual Authority in Robinson Crusoe and the Twentieth-Century Robinsonade.” Avant, vol. 12, no. 1, 2021,

Green, Martin. The Robinson Crusoe Story. Pennsylvania State University Press, 1990.

Kinane, Ian. Theorising Literary Islands: The Island Trope in Contemporary Robinsonade Narratives. Rowman & Littlefield International, 2017. Rethinking the Island.

Kinane, Ian, editor. Didactics and the Modern Robinsonade: New Paradigms for Young Readers. Liverpool University Press, 2019.

Le Juez, Brigitte, and Olga Springer, editors. Shipwreck and Island Motifs in Literature and the Arts. Rodopi, 2015. DQR Stdies in Literature volume 57,

Lipski, Jakub, editor. Rewriting Crusoe: The Robinsonade Across Languages, Cultures, and Media. Bucknell University Press, 2020.

Lipski, Jakub. “Studies in the English‐language Robinsonade at the Crusoe Tercentenary.” Literature Compass, vol. 19, no. 9, 2022, e12678.

Nguyen, Josef. “Minecraft and the Building Blocks of Creative Individuality.” Configurations, vol. 24, no. 4, 2016, pp. 471–500.

Odendahl, Wolfgang. “Robinson-Motive in Haushofers „Die Wand“. Kontrastive Analyse Einer Postapokalypse.” Zeitschrift für deutsche Philologie, no. 4, 2017, pp. 581–614.

O'Malley, Andrew. Children's Literature, Popular Culture, and Robinson Crusoe. Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Critical Approaches to Children's Literature.

Orr, Leah. “Providence and Religion in the Crusoe Trilogy.” Eighteenth-Century Life, vol. 38, no. 2, 2014, pp. 1–27.

Pugh, Jonathan, and David Chandler, editors. Anthropocene Islands. University of Westminster Press, 2021. Entangled Worlds.

Richetti, John J., editor. The Cambridge Companion to "Robinson Crusoe." Cambridge University Press, 2018. Cambridge Companions to Literature.

Rodman, Ron. “John Williams’s Music to Lost in Space:: The Monumental, the Profound, and the Hyperbolic.” Music in Science Fiction Television: Tuned to the Future, edited by K. J. Donnelly and Philip Hayward, Routledge, 2013, pp. 34–51. Routledge Music and Screen Media Series.

Skonieczny, Krzysztof. “Robinson's Becoming-Earth in Michel Tournier's Vendredi Ou Les Limbes Du Pacifique (1967).” Rewriting Crusoe: The Robinsonade Across Languages, Cultures, and Media, edited by Jakub Lipski, Bucknell University Press, 2020, pp. 117–34.

Smith, Phillip. “The American Yeoman in Andy Weir's the Martian.” Science Fiction Studies, no. 46, 2019.

Spaas, Lieve, and Brian Stimpson, editors. Robinson Crusoe: Myths and Metamorphoses. Transf. to digital printing. Macmillan, 1999.

Squire, Louise. “Circles Unrounded:: Sustainability, Subject and Necessity in Yann Martel’s Life of Pi.” Literature and Sustainability: Concept, Text and Culture, edited by Adeline Johns-Putra et al., Manchester University Press, 2017, pp. 228–45.

Stewart, Ken. “Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe:: Fictional Missionary in Britain's Pre-Missionary Age.” Haddington House Journal, 2012,

Strychacz, Thomas. “The Political Economy of Potato Farming in Andy Weir's the Martian.” Science Fiction Studies, vol. 44, no. 1, 2017, p. 1.

Watt, Ian P. Myths of Modern Individualism: Faust, Don Quixote, Don Juan, Robinson Crusoe. Canto ed. Cambridge Univ. Press, 1997. Canto.

Weaver-Hightower, Rebecca. Empire Islands: Castaways, Cannibals, and Fantasies of Conquest. University of Minnesota Press, 2007,

Weaver-Hightower, Rebecca. “Cast Away and Survivor: The Surviving Castaway and the Rebirth of Empire.” The Journal of Popular Culture, vol. 39, no. 2, 2006, pp. 294–317.

Yang, Tsung-Hua. An Ecological Turn in the Contemporary Robinsonade: Haushofer, Tournier, Ballard, Martel. National Taiwan Normal University: Doctoral Dissertation, 2018,

Adaptation Studies

Albrecht-Crane, Christa, and Dennis R. Cutchins, editors. Adaptation Studies: New Approaches. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2010.

Bluestone, George. Novels into Film. Johns Hopkins paperbacks ed. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003 [1957].

Acevedo-Muñoz, Ernesto R., et al. Authorship in Film Adaptation. By Jack Boozer. University of Texas Press, 2021.

Boyd, Brian. On the Origin of Stories: Evolution, Cognition, and Fiction. 1. paperback ed. Harvard University Press, 2010.

Bruner, Jerome. “The Narrative Construction of Reality.” Critical Inquiry, vol. 18, no. 1, 1991, pp. 1–21.

Cartmell, Deborah, and Imelda Whelehan, editors. The Cambridge Companion to Literature on Screen. Cambridge Univ. Press, 2007. Cambridge Collections Online.

Cutchins, Dennis R., et al., editors. The Routledge Companion to Adaptation. First issued in paperback. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2020.

Fehrle, Johannes, and Werner Schäfke-Zell. Adaptation in the Age of Media Convergence. Amsterdam University Press, 2019.

Hühn, Peter, editor. Handbook of Narratology. DE GRUYTER, 2009. Narratologia 19,

O'Flynn, Siobhan. A Theory of Adaptation. By Linda Hutcheon, Second edition. Routledge, 2013,

Leitch, Thomas. “Twelve Fallacies in Contemporary Adaptation Theory.” Criticism, vol. 45, no. 2, 2003, pp. 149–71.

Martinez-Conde, Susana, et al. “The Storytelling Brain: How Neuroscience Stories Help Bridge the Gap Between Research and Society.” Journal of Neuroscience, vol. 39, no. 42, 2019, pp. 8285–90.

Murray, Simone. The Adaptation Industry: The Cultural Economy of Contemporary Literary Adaptation. 1. issued in paperback. Routledge, 2013. Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies 32.

Nicklas, Pascal, editor. Adaptation and Cultural Appropriation: Literature, Film, and the Arts. DE GRUYTER, 2012. Spectrum Literaturwissenschaft 27.

Nicklas, Pascal, and Oliver Lindner. “Adaptation and Cultural Appropriation.” Adaptation and Cultural Appropriation: Literature, Film, and the Arts, edited by Pascal Nicklas, DE GRUYTER, 2012, pp. 1–13. Spectrum Literaturwissenschaft 27.

Niemeyer, Katharina. Media and Nostalgia: Yearning for the Past, Present and Future / Edited by Katharina Niemeyer. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies.

Reiche, Ruth. Strategien des Narrativen im kinematographischen Raum. Dissertation, 2016.

Sanders, Julie. Adaptation and Appropriation. Second edition. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2016. The New Critical Idiom,

Stam, Robert. Literature Through Film: Realism, Magic, and the Art of Adaptation. Blackwell Publishing, 2005.

Stam, Robert, editor. Literature and Film: A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Film Adaptation. [Nachdr.]. Blackwell Publ, 2011.

Identity and Intersectionality

Kendall, Alex, and Julian McDougall. After the Media: Culture and Identity in the 21st Century. By Peter Bennett. Routledge, 2011,

Bernardi, Daniel, editor. The Persistencce of Whiteness: Race and Contemporary Hollywood Cinema. Routledge, 2008.

Bertacco, Simona, and et al. The Relocation of Culture: Translations, Migrations, Borders. Bloomsbury Academic, 2021.

Buckingham, editor. Youth, Identity, and Digital Media. MIT Press, 2008.

Burke, Peter J., and Jan E. Stets. Identity Theory. Oxford University Press, 2009.

Cahill, Damien, et al., editors. The SAGE Handbook of Neoliberalism. Sage reference, 2018. SAGE Reference.

Collins, Patricia Hill. Intersectionality as Critical Social Theory. Duke University Press, 2019.

Cornell, Stephen E., and Douglas Hartmann. Ethnicity and Race: Making Identities in a Changing World. 2nd ed. Pine Forge Press, 2007.

Dines, Gail, editor. Gender, Race, and Class in Media: A Critical Reader. 5th ed. Sage, 2018.

Du Gay, Paul, et al., editors. Identity: A Reader. Sage; The Open University, 2000.

Elliott, Anthony, editor. Routledge Handbook of Identity Studies. Routledge, 2011.

De Kosnik, Abigail, and Keith P. Feldman, editors. #identity: Hashtagging Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Nation. University of Michigan Press, 2019. JSTOR,

Gellner, Ernest. Culture, Identity, and Politics. Reprinted. Cambridge Univ. Press, 1995.

Giddens, Anthony. Modernity and Self-Identity: Self and Society in the Late Modern Age. Polity Press, 2003.

Gill, Rosalind. Gender and the Media. Repr. Polity, 2012.

Grzanka, Patrick R., editor. Intersectionality: Foundations and Frontiers. Second edition. Routledge, 2019.

Hall, Stuart, editor. Representation: Cultural Representations and Signifying Practices. Reprinted. Sage, 2010. Culture, Media and Identities.

Hall, Stuart, and Paul Du Gay, editors. Questions of Cultural Identity. Sage, 2010.

Hancock, Ange-Marie. Intersectionality: An Intellectual History. Oxford University Press, 2016.

Hillman, David, and Ulrika Maude, editors. The Cambridge Companion to the Body in Literature. Cambridge Univ. Press, 2015.

Josselson, Ruthellen, and Michele Harway, editors. Navigating Multiple Identities: Race, Gender, Culture, Nationality, and Roles. Oxford University Press, 2012.

Merten, Kai, and Lucia Krämer, editors. Postcolonial Studies Meets Media Studies: A Critical Encounter. transcript, 2016.

Milestone, Katie, and Anneke Meyer. Gender and Popular Culture. Second edition. Polity Press, 2021.

Neumann, Birgit, editor. Narrative and Identity: Theoretical Approaches and Critical Analyses. WVT Wiss. Verl. Trier, 2008. Giessen Contributions to the Study of Culture 1,

Niemeyer, Katharina. Media and Nostalgia: Yearning for the Past, Present and Future. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

Orgad, Shani. Media Representation and the Global Imagination. 1. publ. Polity Press, 2012. Global Media and Communication.

Otnes, Cele, editor. Gender, Culture, and Consumer Behavior. Routledge, 2012.

Ranger, Terence O., editor. Culture, Identity and Politics: Ethnic Minorities in Britain. Reprinted. Avebury, 1996. Research in Ethnic Relations Series.

Warnke, Georgia. After Identity: Rethinking Race, Sex, and Gender. Cambridge Univ. Press, 2008.

Woodward, Kathryn, editor. Identity and Difference. Sage; The Open University, 2014.

Globalisation, Digitalisation and Ecology

Ajeesh, A. K., and S. Rukmini. “Posthuman Perception of Artificial Intelligence in Science Fiction: An Exploration of Kazuo Ishiguro’s Klara and the Sun.” AI & SOCIETY, 2022, pp. 1–8.

Appadurai, Arjun. Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization. 7. print. Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2005. Public Worlds.

Ashcroft, Bill. The Empire Writes Back: Theory and Practice in Post-Colonial Literatures. 2nd ed. Routledge, 2002.

Bergthaller, Hannes. “A Modest Proposal for a Less Natural Lifestyle:: The Paradoxes of Sustainability and Michel Houellebecq’s the Possibility of an Island.” Literature and Sustainability: Concept, Text and Culture, edited by Adeline Johns-Putra et al., Manchester University Press, 2017, pp. 195–210.

Boller, Alessandra, and Eckart Voigts-Virchow, editors. Dystopia, Science Fiction, Post-Apocalypse: Classics - New Tendencies - Model Interpretations. WVT Wiss. Verl. Trier, 2015. WVT Handbücher Zum Literaturwissenschaftlichen Studium 17.

Christoff, Peter, and Robyn Eckersley. Globalization and the Environment. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2013. Globalization.

Cole, Matthew Benjamin. “Dystopia, Apocalypse and Other Things to Look Forward to: Reading for Radical Hope in the Fiction of Fear.” Representations of Political Resistance and Emancipation in Science Fiction, edited by Judith Grant and Sean Parsons, Lexington Books, 2021, pp. 13–25.

Deckard, Sharae. Paradise Discourse, Imperialism, and Globalization: Exploiting Eden. Routledge, 2014.

Dobrin, Sidney I. Blue Ecocriticism and the Oceanic Imperative. Routledge, 2021. Routledge Environmental Humanities,

Fiskio, Janet. “Apocalypse and Ecotopia: Narratives in Global Climate Change Discourse.” Race, Gender & Class, vol. 19, 1/2, 2012, pp. 12–36.

Gabriel, Iason. “Artificial Intelligence, Values, and Alignment.” Minds and Machines, vol. 30, no. 3, 2020, pp. 411–37.

Guattari, Félix. The Three Ecologies. Athlone Press, 2000. Athlone Contemporary European Thinkers.

Harrison, Robert Pogue. Forests: The Shadow of Civilization. Paperback ed., [Nachdr.]. Univ. of Chicago Pr, 2009.

Heise, Ursula K. Sense of Place and Sense of Planet: The Environmental Imagination of the Global. Oxford University Press, 2008.

Higgins, David M. “Introduction: Science Fiction and Globalization.” Science Fiction Studies, vol. 39, no. 3, 2012, p. 369.

Huggan, Graham, and Helen Tiffin. Postcolonial Ecocriticism: Literature, Animals, Environment. Second edition. Routledge, 2015.

Jenkins, Henry. Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide / Henry Jenkins. New York University Press, 2008.

Johns-Putra, Adeline, et al., editors. Literature and Sustainability: Concept, Text and Culture. Manchester University Press, 2017.

Kakoudaki, Despina. Anatomy of a Robot: Literature, Cinema, and the Cultural Work of Artificial People. Online-ausg. Rutgers University Press, 2014.

Lule, Jack. Globalization and Media: Global Village of Babel / Jack Lule. Rowman & Littlefield, 2012. Globalization.

Manyika, James. “Getting AI Right: Introductory Notes on AI & Society.” Daedalus, vol. 151, no. 2, 2022, pp. 5–27.

Moor, Joost de. “Postapocalyptic Narratives in Climate Activism:: Their Place and Impact in Five European Cities.” Environmental Politics, 2021, pp. 1–22.

Morton, Timothy. The Ecological Thought. 1st Harvard University Press paperback ed. Harvard University Press, 2012,

Pitetti, Connor. “Uses of the End of the World: Apocalypse and Postapocalypse as Narrative Modes.” Science Fiction Studies, vol. 44, no. 3, 2017, p. 437.

Ritzer, George, and Paul Dean. Globalization: The Essentials. Second edition. Wiley Blackwell, 2019. PDF

Schroeder, Ralph. Social Theory After the Internet: Media, Technology, and Globalization. 1st. UCL Press, 2018.

Smith, Thomas S. J. Sustainability, Wellbeing and the Posthuman Turn. Springer International Publishing; Palgrave Pivot, 2019. PDF

Steger, Manfred B. Globalization: A Very Short Introduction. 5th edition. Oxford University Press, 2020. Very Short Introductions.

Swyngedouw, Erik. “Apocalypse Forever?” Theory, Culture & Society, vol. 27, 2-3, 2010, pp. 213–32.

Tegmark, Max. Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2017.

Tsing, Anna Lowenhaupt. The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins. Princeton University Press, 2015,

Turner, Bryan S., editor. The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies. Routledge, 2010. Routledge International Handbooks.

Vondung, Klaus. Apokalypse ohne Ende. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2018. Beiträge zur Philosophie.

Whitehead, Mark. “Degrowth or Regrowth?” Environmental Values, vol. 22, no. 2, 2013, pp. 141–45.