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Ecocriticism in Taiwan : identity, environment, and the arts

Author: Scott Slovic; Chia-ju Chang
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2016]
Series: Ecocritical theory and practice.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ecocriticism in Taiwan
Lanham : Lexington Books, 2016
(DLC) 2016027405
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Slovic; Chia-ju Chang
ISBN: 9781498538275 1498538274
OCLC Number: 946160824
Description: xxii, 215 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Island identities, eco-postcolonial historiography, and alter(native) strategies. Going back into a future of simplicity: Taiwan aborigines' sustainable utilization of natural resources / Ming-tu Yang --
(W)ri(gh)ting climate change in Neqou Soqluman's work / Hsinya Huang --
Taiwan is a whale: the emerging oneness of dark blue and human identity in Chia-hsiang Wang's historical fiction / Shu-fen Tsai --
Taiwanese mountain and river literature from a postcolonial perspective / Peter I-min Huang --
Agrarian origin stories, national imaginaries, and the ironies of modern environmentalism: on Chi-po Lin' Beyond beauty: Taiwan from above / Hannes Bergthaller --
Slow violence, creative activism, and environmental movements. Toxic objects, slow violence, and the ethics of trans-corporeality in Chi Wen-chang's The poisoned sky / Robin Chen-hsing Tsai --
Imagining the great Pacific garbage patch and spectacles of environmental disaster: environmental entanglement and literary engagement in Wu Ming-yi's The man with the compound eyes / Rose Hsui-li Juan --
If nature had a voice: a material-oriented environmental reading of The man with the compound eyes / Yalan Chang --
Imagining catastrophe: nuclear issues in postwar Taiwan literature / Hueichu Chu --
Pre-texts for tree-texts, W.S. Merwin and The trees of Taiwan / Iris Ralph --
Revisiting resistance: urban foraging, public markets, and new organic landscape / Serena Shiuhhuah Chou --
Animal fiction, avant-garde art, and posthumanist ecoaesthetics. --
What's in a plant?: the transcorporeality in yucca invest trading plant / Iping Liang --
Becoming-animal: Liu Kexiang's writing apprenticeship on birds / Yu-lin Lee --
Aesthetic configurations and qualia in environmental consciousness in contemporary Taiwanese poetry and installation art / Dean A. Brink --
Utopia in theatre: Mulian rescues mother earth / Shih-yi Huang.
Series Title: Ecocritical theory and practice.
Responsibility: edited by Chia-ju Chang and Scott Slovic.

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