Donna Haraway, with reference to Joshua LaBare defines Speculative Fabulation as a «mode of attention, a theory of history, and a practice of worlding» that considers the «conceivable, possible, inexorable, and logical» (Haraway 2016, p.213).
The term is used to describe a new relationship with the environment now that the language of the sublime no longer seems appropriate with the end of the idea of human mastery over the Earth (Ghosn 2020, p.62). The environmental uncanny «pertains to nonhuman beings» and has «no human referents at all» (Ghosh 2016, p.32), it is connected to but somehow different from the «sublime».
«Now let’s not get caught up in all this truth now. Remember that fiction is our passion.» (Sorrentino 2015)
Fiction is a narrative form, a type of book or a story created in any medium, about imaginary characters, events and places and not based on history or fact.