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Ecocriticism : the essential reader

Author: Ken Hiltner
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2015.
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"Ecocriticism: The Essential Reader Ecocriticism: The Essential Reader charts the growth of this important field. The first-wave Ecocriticism section focuses on key readings from the 1960s to the 1990s. The second-wave Ecocriticism section goes on to consider a range of exciting contemporary trends, including environmental justice, aesthetics and philosophy, and globalization. Readings include the work of: - Raymond  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Hiltner
ISBN: 9780415508605 0415508606
OCLC Number: 916536499
Target Audience: Pregrado
Description: xvi, 382 páginas ; 26 cm
Contents: First-wave ecocriticism. Shakespeare's American fable / Leo Marx ; Nature as female / Carolyn Merchant ; The country and the city / Raymond Williams ; The historical roots of our ecological crisis / Lynn White, Jr. ; The deep ecological movement : some philosophical aspects ; Ecology and man : a viewpoint / Paul Shepard ; The place, the region, and the commons / Gary Snyder ; The economy of nature / Jonathan Bate ; Representing the environment / Lawrence Buell ; The trouble with wilderness : or, getting back to the wrong nature / William Cronon ; Literary studies in an age of environmental crisis / Cheryll Glotfelty --
Second-wave ecocriticism. Environmental justice politics, poetics, and pedagogy / Joni Adamson, Mei Mei Evans, and Rachel Stein ; Emerging models of materiality in feminist theory / Stacy Alaimo and Susan Hekman ; Race, class, and the politics of place / Robert D. Bullard ; A genealogy of queer ecologies / Catriona Mortimer-Sandilands and Bruce Erickson ; The hitchhiker's guide to postcolonial ecocriticism : literature, animals, environment / Graham Huggan and Helen Tiffin ; Environmentalism and postcolonialism / Rob Nixon ; Natural universals and the global scale / Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing / What is to be done? Political ecology! / Bruno Latour ; Imagining ecology without nature / Timothy Morton ; Expostulations and replies / Dana Phillips ; The discourses of nature / Kate Soper ; Ecopolitics/Ecocriticism / Gabriel Egan ; Reading the otherworld environmentally / Alfred K. Siewers ; Troping the tropics and aestheticizing labor / Beth Tobin ; Ecology, eopistemology, and empiricism / Robert N. Watson ; The climate of history : four theses / Dipesh Chakrabarty ; The carrier bag theory of fiction / Ursula K. Le Guin ; Writing after nature / Kate Rigby.
Responsibility: edited by Ken Hiltner.

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"Ecocriticism: The Essential Reader Ecocriticism: The Essential Reader charts the growth of this important field. The first-wave Ecocriticism section focuses on key readings from the 1960s to the 1990s. The second-wave Ecocriticism section goes on to consider a range of exciting contemporary trends, including environmental justice, aesthetics and philosophy, and globalization. Readings include the work of: - Raymond Williams - Jonathan Bate - Timothy Morton - Ursula Heise - Lawrence Buell - Kate Soper - Cary Wolfe - Kate Rigby. Containing seminal, representative, and contemporary work in the field, this volume and the editorial commentary is designed for use on both undergraduate and postgraduate ecocritical literature courses"--

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