Race and Nature from Transcendentalism to the Harlem Renaissance. (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Race and Nature from Transcendentalism to the Harlem Renaissance.

Author: Paul Outka
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan Gordonsville : Macmillan [distributor] April 2013
Series: Signs of Race Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on theories of sublimity, trauma, and ecocriticism, this book examines how the often sharp division between European American and African American experiences of the natural world developed in American culture and history, and how those natural experiences, in turn, shaped the construction of race.

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Outka
ISBN: 9781137280527 1137280522
OCLC Number: 964918832
Target Audience: Scholarly & Professional
Description: 1 online resource (284 pages :) illustrations.
Contents: The Sublime and the Traumatic The Colonial Pastoral, Abolition, and the Transcendentalist Sublime 'Behold a man transformed into a brute': Slavery and Antebellum Nature Trauma, Postbellum Nostalgia, and the Lost Pastoral Trauma and Metamorphosis in Charles Chesnutt's Conjure Tales Strange Fruit White Flight Migrations
Series Title: Signs of Race Ser.

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Drawing on theories of sublimity, trauma, and ecocriticism, this book examines how the often sharp division between European American and African American experiences of the natural world developed  Read more...

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"Exciting, often brilliant readings...Outka has made a major contribution to the fields of ecocriticism and race studies, revealing much of their mutual interest." - Interdisciplinary Studies in Read more...

 
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