Cooper’s Book to be Published in June 2021

A new book by Lydia Cooper, PhD, associate professor in the Department of English, will be published in June by Manchester University Press. Cormac McCarthy: A Complexity Theory of Literature offers the first sustained analysis of complexity science in McCarthy’s literary works. McCarthy’s fiction makes a significant case study, demonstrating how literature can help us imagine and grapple with complex systems and crises, from global economic inequality to climate change.