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In the nature of things : language, politics, and the environment

Author: Jane Bennett; William Chaloupka
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Informed by recent developments in literary criticism and social theory, this book addresses the presumption that nature exists independent of culture and, in particular, of language.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Bennett; William Chaloupka
ISBN: 0816623082 9780816623082 0816623074 9780816623075
OCLC Number: 27434890
Description: xvi, 275 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The great wild hope : nature, environmentalism, and the open secret / William Chaloupka and R. McGreggor Cawley --
Building wilderness / Wade Sikorski --
Intimate distance : the dislocation of nature in modernity / Shane Phelan --
"Manning" the frontiers : the politics of (human) nature in Blade runner / Michael J. Shapiro --
Brave new world in the discourses of reproductive and genetic technologies / Valerie Hartouni --
Going wild : the contested terrain of nature / Jan E. Dizard --
Restoring nature : natives and exotics / John Rodman --
Green consumerism : ecology and the ruse of recycling / Timothy W. Luke --
Green fields/brown skin : posting as a sign of recognition / Cheri Lucas Jennings and Bruce H. Jennings --
Voices from the whirlwind / William E. Connolly --
Ecotones and environmental ethics : Adorno and Lopez / Romand Coles --
Primate visions and alter-tales / Jane Bennett.
Responsibility: Jane Bennett and William Chaloupka, editors.

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