Fallen forests : emotion, embodiment, and ethics in American women's environmental writing, 1781-1924 (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Fallen forests : emotion, embodiment, and ethics in American women's environmental writing, 1781-1924

Author: Karen L Kilcup
Publisher: Athens and London : University of Georgia Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1844, Lydia Sigourney asserted, "Man's warfare on the trees is terrible." Like Sigourney many American women of her day engaged with such issues as sustainability, resource wars, globalization, voluntary simplicity, Christian ecology, and environmental justice. Illuminating the foundations for contemporary women's environmental writing, Fallen Forests shows how their nineteenth-century predecessors marshaled  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kilcup, Karen L.
Fallen forests.
Athens and London : University of Georgia Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012043938
(OCoLC)819717574
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen L Kilcup
ISBN: 9780820345710 0820345717
OCLC Number: 842262407
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 504 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Grounding the texts : an introduction --
"We planted, tended, and harvested our corn" : native mothers, resource wars, and conversion narratives --
"Such progress in civilization" : forest life and mushroom growth, East, West, and South --
Golden hands : weaving America --
Gilt-edged or "beautifully unadorned" : fashioning feelings --
Domestic and national moralities : justice in the West --
After words : toward common ground.
Responsibility: Karen L. Kilcup.

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Illuminating the foundations for contemporary women's environmental writing, Fallen Forests shows how their nineteenth-century predecessors marshalled powerful affective, ethical, and spiritual  Read more...

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