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Environmental Criticism for the Twenty-First Century.

Author: Stephanie (EDT)/ Shewry Teresa (EDT)/ Hiltner Ken (EDT) LeMenager
Publisher: Taylor & Francis 2012.
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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  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie (EDT)/ Shewry Teresa (EDT)/ Hiltner Ken (EDT) LeMenager
ISBN: 9780415816380 : PAP 0415816386 : PAP
OCLC Number: 855235609
Description: 291 pages
Contents: Introduction. Stephanie LeMenager, Teresa Shewry, and Ken Hiltner Section I: Science 1. The Mesh. Timothy Morton 2. Posthuman/Postnatural: Ecocriticism and the Sublime in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Paul Outka 3. Revisiting the Virtuoso: Natural History Collectors and Their Passionate Engagement with Nature. Beth Fowkes Tobin 4. Chimerical Figurations at the Monstrous Edges of Species. Jill Casid 5. The City Refigured: Environmental Vision in a Transgenic Age. Allison Carruth Section II: History 6. Ecopoetics and the Origins of English Literature. Alfred K. Siewers 7. Amerindian Eden: the Divine Weekes of Du Bartas. Edward M. Test 8. Erasure by U.S. Legislation: Ruiz de Burton's Nineteenth Century Novels and the Lost Archive of Mexican American Environmental Knowledge. Priscilla Solis Ybarra 9. Shifting the Center: A Tradition of Environmental Literary Discourse from Africa. Byron Caminero-Santangelo 10. Ecomelancholia: Slavery, War and Black Ecological Imaginings. Jennifer James Section III: Scale 11. Home Again: Peak Oil, Climate Change, and the Aesthetics of Transition. Michael G. Ziser 12. Reclaiming Nimby: Nuclear Waste, Jim Day, and the Rhetoric of Local Resistance. Cheryll Glotfelty 13. Imagining a Chinese Eco-City. Julie Sze and Yi Zhou 14. "No Debt Outstanding": The Postcolonial Politics of Local Food. Susie O'Brien 15. 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


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