Against Sustainability Reading Nineteenth-Century America in the Age of Climate Crisis : Reading Nineteenth-Century America in the Age of Climate Crisis. (eBook, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Against Sustainability Reading Nineteenth-Century America in the Age of Climate Crisis : Reading Nineteenth-Century America in the Age of Climate Crisis.

Author: Michelle C Neely
Publisher: New York, UNITED STATES Fordham University Press 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Against Sustainability responds to contemporary environmental crisis not by seeking the origins of U.S. environmental problems, but by returning to the nineteenth-century literature and cultural  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle C Neely
ISBN: 082328820X 9780823288205 0823288226 9780823288229 9780823288212 0823288218
OCLC Number: 1165397824
Description: 1 online resource#x1E
Contents: Introduction. The Unlikely Environmentalisms of Nineteenth-Century American Literature | 11. Recycling Fantasies: Whitman, Clifton, and the Dream of Compost | 212. Joyful Frugality: Thoreau, Dickinson, and the Pleasures of Not Consuming | 513. The Problem with Preservation: Aesthetics and Sanctuary in Catlin, Parkman, Erdrich, Melville, and Byatt | 854. Radical Pet Keeping: Crafts, Wilson, and Living with Others in the Anthropocene | 116Coda. Embracing Green Temporalities: Indigenous Sustainabilities, Anglo-American Utopias | 147Acknowledgments | 157Notes | 161Bibliography | 201Index | 221

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Michelle C. Neely's engaging and insightful book troubles the environmental paradigms that are most ordinary to contemporary Anglo-US culture. It does so by richly bringing us into a nineteenth Read more...

 
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