skip to content
Grounded Vision : New Agrarianism and the Academy. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Grounded Vision : New Agrarianism and the Academy.

Author: William H Major
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Issues of ecology - both as they appear in the works of nature writers and in the works of literary writers for whom place and the land are central issues - have long been of interest to literary critics and have given rise over the last two decades to the now-firmly established field of ecocriticism. At the same time, a new group of ecology advocates has emerged since the 1960s: contemporary agrarian writers such  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Major, William H.
Grounded Vision : New Agrarianism and the Academy.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William H Major
ISBN: 9780817385446 0817385444
OCLC Number: 772845333
Description: 1 online resource (240 pages)
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Agriculture, New Agrarianism, and the Academy; 1. New Agrarianism: Retrospect and Prospects; 2. A Theory of Use: Ecocriticism and the New Agrarian Vision; 3. New Agrarianism and Postmodernism: A Rural Perspective; 4. "What Are People For?" New Agrarianism, Work, and Pleasure; 5. A Theory of Resistance: Community in Agrarian Politics; 6. Reconciliation: New Agrarianism and Ecofeminism; Conclusion: Toward a Cosmopolitanism Agrarianism?; Afterword: How I Became an Agrarian; Notes; Works Cited; Index.

Abstract:

Places contemporary agrarian thinking into a conciliatory and productive dialogue with academic criticism. It argues that the lack of participation in academic discussions means a loss to both  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4"I find this to be an authoritative and up-to-date discussion of an important new direction in environmental studies. Engaging deeply with writers and Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(3)

User lists with this item (1)

  • ea(102 items)
    by yvtsai updated 2013-09-15
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/772845333> # Grounded Vision : New Agrarianism and the Academy.
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "772845333" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/654056966#Place/tuscaloosa> ; # Tuscaloosa
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/alu> ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85002452> ; # Agriculture--Social aspects
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/306.349/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/654056966#Topic/social_science_agriculture_&_food> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Agriculture & Food
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/801722> ; # Agriculture and state
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/801646> ; # Agriculture--Social aspects
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/125922544> ; # William H. Major
    schema:datePublished "2011" ;
    schema:description "Issues of ecology - both as they appear in the works of nature writers and in the works of literary writers for whom place and the land are central issues - have long been of interest to literary critics and have given rise over the last two decades to the now-firmly established field of ecocriticism. At the same time, a new group of ecology advocates has emerged since the 1960s: contemporary agrarian writers such as Wendell Berry, Wes Jackson, and Gene Logsdon draw their basic premises from the Nashville Agrarians of the 1920s and 1930s, and focus strictly on the actual intersections."@en ;
    schema:description "Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Agriculture, New Agrarianism, and the Academy; 1. New Agrarianism: Retrospect and Prospects; 2. A Theory of Use: Ecocriticism and the New Agrarian Vision; 3. New Agrarianism and Postmodernism: A Rural Perspective; 4. "What Are People For?" New Agrarianism, Work, and Pleasure; 5. A Theory of Resistance: Community in Agrarian Politics; 6. Reconciliation: New Agrarianism and Ecofeminism; Conclusion: Toward a Cosmopolitanism Agrarianism?; Afterword: How I Became an Agrarian; Notes; Works Cited; Index."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/654056966> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/654056966#CreativeWork/grounded_vision_new_agrarianism_and_the_academy> ;
    schema:name "Grounded Vision : New Agrarianism and the Academy."@en ;
    schema:productID "772845333" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/772845333#PublicationEvent/tuscaloosa_university_of_alabama_press_2011> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/654056966#Agent/university_of_alabama_press> ; # University of Alabama Press
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/columbia/detail.action?docID=835627> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=835627> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=835627> ;
    schema:url <http://muse.jhu.edu/books/9780817385446/> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10527819> ;
    schema:url <http://er.llcc.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=420290> ;
    schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=835627> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=420290> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/warw/detail.action?docID=835627> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780817385446> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/772845333> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/654056966#Agent/university_of_alabama_press> # University of Alabama Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "University of Alabama Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/654056966#Topic/social_science_agriculture_&_food> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Agriculture & Food
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Agriculture & Food"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85002452> # Agriculture--Social aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Agriculture--Social aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/801646> # Agriculture--Social aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Agriculture--Social aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/801722> # Agriculture and state
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Agriculture and state"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/125922544> # William H. Major
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Major" ;
    schema:givenName "William H." ;
    schema:name "William H. Major" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/654056966#CreativeWork/grounded_vision_new_agrarianism_and_the_academy>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Grounded Vision : New Agrarianism and the Academy." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/772845333> ; # Grounded Vision : New Agrarianism and the Academy.
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780817385446>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0817385444" ;
    schema:isbn "9780817385446" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.