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The ISLE reader : ecocriticism, 1993-2003

Author: Michael P Branch; Scott Slovic
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2003.
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This volume gathers 19 representative and definitive essays from the journal "ISLE", the journal of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment. Both the journal and the organization  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Reader
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael P Branch; Scott Slovic
ISBN: 0820325163 9780820325163 0820325171 9780820325170
OCLC Number: 51519578
Description: xxiii, 360 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Re-evaluations --
Aldo Leopold : aesthetic "anthropocentrist" / Harold Fromm --
Kitkitdizze, Zendo, and place : Gary Snyder as a reinhabitory poet / Katsunori Yamazato --
Toward a postmodern pastoral : the erotic landscape in the work of Gretel Ehrlich / Gretchen Legler --
"The locus of compossibility" : Virginian Woolf, modernism, and place / Carol H. Cantrell --
No trees, please, we're Jewish / Andrew Furman --
The virtual crowd : overpopulation, space, and speciesism / Ursula K. Heise --
If Thomas Jefferson had visited Niagara Falls : the sublime wilderness spectacle in America, 1775-1825 / Gordon M. Sayre --
Landscapes of hope and destruction : ecological poetry in Spanish / Niall Binns --
pt. 2. Reaching out to other disciplines --
How green was my advertising : American ecoconsumerism / Lisa Lebduska --
Dominion, empathy, and symbiosis : gender and anthropocentrism in Romanticism / Nandita Batra --
KB in green : ecology, critical theory, and Kenneth Burke / Randall Roorda --
Tales of the wonderful hunt / Ian Marshall --
Going to Bashō's pine : wilderness education for the twenty-first century / R. Edward Grumbine --
Ten+ (alternative) films about American cities / Scott Macdonald --
pt. 3. New theoretical and practical paradigms --
Literary activism and the bioregional agenda / Paul Lindholdt --
Ecocriticism : what is it good for? / Robert Kern --
Toward a natural history of reading / John Tallmadge --
From wide open spaces to metropolitan places : the urban challenge to ecocriticism / Michael Bennett --
Home on the prairie? : a feminist and postcolonial reading of Sharon Butala, Di Brandt, and Joy Kogawa / Cheryl Lousley.
Other Titles: Ecocriticism, 1993-2003
Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment reader
Responsibility: edited by Michael P. Branch and Scott Slovic.

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