Black on earth : African American ecoliterary traditions (eBook, 2010) []
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Black on earth : African American ecoliterary traditions

Black on earth : African American ecoliterary traditions

Author: Kimberly N Ruffin
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, cop. 2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Expands the reach of ecocriticism by analyzing the ecological experiences, conceptions, and desires seen in African American writing. It identifies a theory of "ecological burden and beauty" in which  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kimberly N Ruffin
ISBN: 0820337536 9780820337531
OCLC Number: 806327965
Description: 1 online resource (x, 212 p. :) : ill.
Contents: Introduction: message of the trees: recognizing ecological burden and beauty --
"Toil and soil": authorizing work and enslavement --
York, Harriet, and George: writing ecological ancestors --
Animal nature: finding ecotheology --
Bones and water: telling on myth --
"I got the blues" epistemology: thinking a way out of eco-crisis --
Conclusion. After levee disaster: learning from a sinned-against city.
Responsibility: Kimberly N. Ruffin.


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