An Eco-Critical Perceptive in Tim Winton’s Shallows


  • V. Sivapriya, Ph.D Scholar, Department of English, Sri Vasavi College, Erode, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Dr. K.A. Agalya, Assistant Professor of English, Sri Vasavi College, Erode, Tamil Nadu, India


ecology, survival, flora, fauna, organic


Australian novels had begun to be written from various parts of Australia, crowded with the varied and variegated pictures of life from various lands. In present scenario’s countermovement predict the complex relationship that designed between the scientific technologies versus with nature. This predicament urges the human to reach the doors of hell. Shallows won the 1984 Miles Franklin Award, and it was the 1985 joint winner of Western Australian Premier's Book Award - Fiction. Carolyn See called it "a dark masterpiece that ranks with Moby-Dick". One hundred and fifty years after the establishment of land-based whaling in Australia, its last outpost is Angelus, a small town already struggling for survival? Long-dormant passions are awakened by the arrival of the conservationists, who threaten the town’s livelihood and disturb the fragile peace under which its inhabitants live



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Sivapriya, V., & Agalya, D. K. (2019). An Eco-Critical Perceptive in Tim Winton’s Shallows. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH , 7(2), 9. Retrieved from