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Environmental criticism for the twenty-first century

Author: Stephanie LeMenager; Teresa Shewry; Ken Hiltner
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title showcases the expansion of environmental criticism, which is actively transforming three areas in contemporary literary and cultural studies: history, scale, and science. It offers proof that cultural criticism is itself ecologically resilient, evolving to meet the challenges of 21st-century environmental crises.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie LeMenager; Teresa Shewry; Ken Hiltner
ISBN: 9780415886307 0415886309
OCLC Number: 641535914
Notes: Per publishers website this is the correct series.
Description: xvii, 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The mesh / Timothy Morton --
Posthuman/postnatural: ecocriticism and the sublime in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein / Paul Outka --
Revisiting the virtuoso: natural history collectors and their passionate engagement with nature / Beth Fowkes Tobin --
Chimerical figurations at the monstrous edges of species / Jill H. Casid --
The city refigured: environmental vision in a transgenic age / Allison Carruth --
Ecopoetics and the origins of English literature / Alfred K. Siewers --
Amerindian Eden: the divine weekes of Du Bartas / Edward M. Test --
Erasure by U.S. legislation: Ruiz de Burton's nineteenth-century novels and the lost archive of Mexican American environmental knowledge / Priscilla Solis Ybarra --
Shifting the center: a tradition of environmental literacy discourse from Africa / Byron Caminero-Santangelo --
Ecomelancholia: slavery, war, and black ecological imaginings / Jennifer C. James --
Home again: peak oil, climate change, and the aesthetics of transition / Michael G. Ziser --
Reclaiming Nimby: nuclear waste, Jim Day, and the rhetoric of local resistance / Cheryll Glotfelty --
Imagining a Chinese eco-city / Julie Sze and Yi Zhou --
"No debt outstanding": the postcolonial politics of local food / Susie O'Brien --
Pathways to the sea: involvement and the commons in works by Ralph Hotere, Cilla McQueen, Hone Tuwhare, and Ian Wedde / Teresa Shewry --
Afterword, an interview with Elaine Scarry.
Series Title: Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature, 1.
Responsibility: edited and introduced by Stephanie LeMenager, Teresa Shewry, and Ken Hiltner.
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