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Culture, creativity and environment : new environmentalist criticism

Author: Fiona Becket; Terry Gifford
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2007.
Series: Nature, culture and literature, 05.
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Culture, Creativity and Environment: New Environmentalist Criticism is a collection of new work which examines the intersection between philosophy, literature, visual art, film and the environment at a time of environmental crisis. This book is unusual in the way in which the 'imaginative', 'creative', element is privileged, notwithstanding the creativity of rigorous cultural criticism. Genuinely interdisciplinary,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Culture, creativity and environment.
Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2007
(OCoLC)181068600
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Becket; Terry Gifford
ISBN: 9781435611900 143561190X 9789401204781 9401204780 9042022507 9789042022508
OCLC Number: 191822959
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (258 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Journey to the heart of stone / Val Plumwood --
What is (ecological) "nature"? : John Stuart Mill and the Victorian perspective / John Parham --
Fear and flowers in Anya Gallaccio's Forest floor, Keep off the grass, Glaschu, and Repens / Judith Rugg --
Like a ship to be tossed : Emersonian environmentalism and Marilynne Robinson's Housekeeping / Hannes Bergthaller --
In the mirror of Middle Earth : Langland's use of the world as a book and what we can make of it / Gillian Rudd --
Poodles and curs : eugenic comedy in Ibsen's An enemy of the people / Greg Garrard --
The hunter as nature-lover : idyll, aggression, and ecology in the German animal stories of Otto Alscher / Axel Goodbody --
Postcolonialism, ecocriticism, and the animal in recent Canadian fiction / Graham Huggan --
Barry MacSweeney's moorland romance / Matthew Jarvis --
Painting landscape : mediating dislocation / Judith Tucker --
Modernity and the politics of place in Luis Trenker's Der verlorene Sohn / Guinevere Narraway --
Heidegger and Merleau-Ponty : ecopoetics and the problem of humanism / Louise Westling.
Series Title: Nature, culture and literature, 05.
Responsibility: edited by Fiona Becket and Terry Gifford.

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Culture, Creativity and Environment: New Environmentalist Criticism is a collection of new work which examines the intersection between philosophy, literature, visual art, film and the environment at a time of environmental crisis. This book is unusual in the way in which the 'imaginative', 'creative', element is privileged, notwithstanding the creativity of rigorous cultural criticism. Genuinely interdisciplinary, this book aims to be inclusive in its discussions of diverse cultural media (different literary genres, art forms and film for instance), which offer thoughtful and thought-provokin.

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