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Ecocriticism and women writers : environmentalist poetics of Virginia Woolf, Jeanette Winterson, and Ali Smith

Author: Justyna Kostkowska
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
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Virginia Woolf, Jeanette Winterson, and Ali Smith share an ecological philosophy of the world as one highly interconnected entity comprised of multiple and equal, human and non-human participants.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Virginia Woolf; Jeanette Winterson; Ali Smith; Virginia Woolf; Jeanette Winterson; Ali Smith; Ali Smith; Jeanette Winterson; Virginia Woolf
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Justyna Kostkowska
ISBN: 9780230308435 0230308430
OCLC Number: 842994132
Notes: Cover and spine title : Ecocritism and women writers
Description: vi, 189 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: "Kew Gardens" narrative ecology: Virginia Woolf's ecofeminist imagination and the narrative discovery of Jacob's Room --
"All taken together": ecological form in Mrs. Dalloway --
Singing the world in the waves: ecopoetics of Woolf's play-poem --
Living with the other: Jeanette Winterson's written on the body --
Multiplicity and coexistence in The powerbook --
The fiction of abundance and awareness: Jeanette Winterson's Lighthousekeeping --
Hotel world: a symbiotic narrative space --
Getting close: ecopoetics of intimacy in Ali Smith's Like --
Stories that change the world: Ali Smith's ecological "realityfiction."
Responsibility: Justyna Kostkowska.

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