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Ecology without nature : rethinking environmental aesthetics

Author: Timothy Morton
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. [u.a.] : Harvard Univ. Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. Harvard Univ. Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Argues that the chief stumbling block to environmental thinking is the image of nature itself. Ranging widely in 18th-century through contemporary philosophy, culture, and history, this title  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Morton
ISBN: 9780674034853 0674034856 9780674024342 0674024346
OCLC Number: 699108887
Notes: Originally published: 2007. - Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: VIII, 249 S
Contents: * Introduction: Toward a Theory of Ecological Criticism * The Art of Environmental Language: "I Can't Believe It Isn't Nature!" * Romanticism and the Environmental Subject * Imagining Ecology without Nature * Notes * Index
Responsibility: Timothy Morton.

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Morton demonstrates that because most ecocriticism assumes nature/environment as a concept, most ecocritics perpetuate the assumptions of the literature that they purport to critique. He argues that Read more...

 
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