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Words for a small planet : ecocritical views

Author: Nanette Norris
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2013.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nanette Norris
ISBN: 9780739171585 0739171585 9780739171592 0739171593
OCLC Number: 811598042
Description: xii, 226 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Imaginary representations and cultural performances of ecocriticis --
Ecological narrative or imperial exploitation : what's the "monster" in Animal Planet's River monsters? --
The representation of nature : an ecocritical reading of Juan León Mera's Cumandá --
Nature versus war in letters from the front, 1914-1918 --
A passage to India : an ecocritical reading --
Nature, women, and the ecotext : self-discovery in Emily Nasrallah's short stories "The cocoon" and "The butterfly" --
Jerusalem in the poems of Tamim Al-Barghouthi and Yehuda Amichai --
Omumu concept of begetting : a pro-feminist lesson from Chinua Achebe's Things fall apart --
The legacy of the American War in Vietnam : Tim O'brien's "Sweetheart of the song tra bong" --
National narrative as wilderness : an ecocritical interpretation of civilización y barbarie in modern Argentine literature --
Unnatural appetites and the case of the cannibal in Korean cinema --
Is "eco" enough? : Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake, Wayland Drew's The erthring cycle, and evolutionary fiction.
Responsibility: edited by Nanette Norris.

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Words for a Small Planet is an important book that makes connections between traditional forms of eco-criticism and emerging, non-Western settings, texts, and frameworks. Anyone who studies and Read more...

 
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