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Ecocriticism of the global South

Author: Scott Slovic; Swarnalatha Rangarajan; Vidya Sarveswaran
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2015.
Series: Ecocritical theory and practice.
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Using the rubric of the "Global South," this volume allows scholars from underrepresented regions to offer commentary on the ecological conditions and environmental cultures in the developing world.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Slovic; Swarnalatha Rangarajan; Vidya Sarveswaran
ISBN: 9780739189108 0739189107 9781498515887 1498515886
OCLC Number: 900180163
Description: viii, 272 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The environmentalism of the hungry tide / Priya Kumar --
"The land was wounded" : war ecologies, commodity frontiers, and Sri Lankan literature / Sharae Deckard --
Scenes from the global south in China : Zheng Xiaoqiong's poetic agency for labor and environmental justice / Zhou Xiaojing --
Literary isomorphism and the Malayan and Caribbean archipelagos / Christopher Lloyd de Shield --
Wai tangi, waters of grief, wai ora, waters of life : rivers, reports and reconciliation in Aotearoa New Zealand / Charles Dawson --
Fish, coconuts, and ocean people : nuclear violations of Oceania's "earthly design" / Dina El Dessouky --
Intimate kinships : who speaks for nature and who listens when nature speaks for herself? / Benay Blend --
Redefining modernity in Latin American fiction : toward ecological consciousness in La loca de gandoca and Lo que soñó / Sebastian Adrian Kane --
Northern Ireland : global south / James McElroy --
"Decline and fall" : empire, land, and the twentieth-century Irish "big house" novel / Eóin Flannery --
Landscape and animal tragedy in Nsahlai Nsambu Athanasius's The buffalo rider : ecocritical perspectives, the cameroon experiment / Augustine Nchoujie --
Ecocriticism beyond animist intimations in Things fall apart / Senayon Olaoluwa --
Ecocriticism, globalized cities, and African narrative, with a foucs on K. Sello Duiker's Thirteen cents / Anthony Vital --
Environmental and cultural entropy in Bozorg Alavi's "Gilemard" / Zahra Parsapoor --
Environmental consciousness in contemporary Pakistani fiction / Munazza Yaqoob.
Series Title: Ecocritical theory and practice.
Responsibility: edited by Scott Slovic, Swarnalatha Rangarajan, and Vidya Sarveswaran.

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"Ecocriticism of the Global South is a rare and much needed achievement in ecocriticism. It speaks from geographical and political contexts-giving it unprecedented planetary reach. In this process, Read more...

 
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