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Myth and environment in recent Southwestern literature : healing narratives

Author: Theda Wrede
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2014]
Series: Ecocritical theory and practice.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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<Span><span style=""font-style:italic;"">Myth and Environment in Recent Southwestern Literature</span><span> challenges readers' understanding of where the mythic Southwest and ecological consciousness meet. The book establishes conceptual connections between literature, ecocriticism, and feminist, postcolonial, and psychoanalytic theory to recover the creative imagination in redemptive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Wrede, Theda.
Myth and environment in recent Southwestern literature
(DLC) 2014008780
(OCoLC)870098178
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theda Wrede
ISBN: 9780739184967 0739184962 1306675146 9781306675147
OCLC Number: 880437965
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The myth and contemporary reappraisals of the Southwest --
Renewal and regression in Cormac McCarthy's western All the Pretty Horses --
Barbara Kingsolver's Animal Dreams: ecofeminist subversion of western myth --
It's a matter of transitions: nature, self, and community in Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony --
Liminality in Denise Chávez's The Last of the Menu Girls: mapping female landscapes on the border.
Series Title: Ecocritical theory and practice.
Responsibility: Theda Wrede.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-130) and index.  Read more...

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[This book is] an engaging exploration of the complexly interwoven space shared by growing populations and their Southwestern desert homes. thespectrum.com One reads this book with real profit. Wrede Read more...

 
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