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Ecocriticism [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780415667852Series: The New Critical IdiomPublication details: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2011.Edition: 2nd edISBN:
  • 9780203806838
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: EcocriticismDDC classification:
  • 820.9/36 820.936
LOC classification:
  • PR143 .G37 2012
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Contents:
ECOCRITICISM; Copyright; CONTENTS; Series editor's preface; 1 Beginnigs: Pollution; 2 Positions; Cornucopia; Environmentalism; Deep Ecology; Ecofeminism; Social ecology and eco-Marxism; Heideggerian ecophilosophy; 3 Pastoral; Classical Pastoral; Romantic pastoral :Wordsworth versus Clare; American Pastoral; Pastoral Ecology; 4 Wilderness; Old World Wilderness; The sublime; New World Wilderness; 'The Trouble with Wilderness'; Austin, Leopold and Abbey:twentieth-century nature writing; Beyond Wilderness?; 5 Apocalypse; Apocalypse and millennium; The secular apocalypse
Environmental apocalypticismThe trouble with apocalypticism; 6 Dwelling; Georgic; Modern georgic : Berger and Sale; The 'Ecological Indian'; Writing 'relations': Silko and Erdrich; The trouble with animism; 7 Animals; Looking at animals: a typology; Beyond boundaries: cyborgs, queer and feral animals; Why look at wild animals?; 8 Futures: the Earth; Globe and planet; Gaia; The future of ecocriticism; Glossary; Further Reading; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Ecocriticism explores the ways in which we imagine and portray the relationship between humans and the environment in all areas of cultural production, from Wordsworth and Thoreau through to Google Earth, J.M. Coetzee and Werner Herzog's Grizzly Man. Greg Garrard's animated and accessible volume traces the development of the movement and explores its key concepts, including:pollutionwildernessapocalypsedwellinganimalsearth.Featuring a newly rewritten chapter on animal studie
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ECOCRITICISM; Copyright; CONTENTS; Series editor's preface; 1 Beginnigs: Pollution; 2 Positions; Cornucopia; Environmentalism; Deep Ecology; Ecofeminism; Social ecology and eco-Marxism; Heideggerian ecophilosophy; 3 Pastoral; Classical Pastoral; Romantic pastoral :Wordsworth versus Clare; American Pastoral; Pastoral Ecology; 4 Wilderness; Old World Wilderness; The sublime; New World Wilderness; 'The Trouble with Wilderness'; Austin, Leopold and Abbey:twentieth-century nature writing; Beyond Wilderness?; 5 Apocalypse; Apocalypse and millennium; The secular apocalypse

Environmental apocalypticismThe trouble with apocalypticism; 6 Dwelling; Georgic; Modern georgic : Berger and Sale; The 'Ecological Indian'; Writing 'relations': Silko and Erdrich; The trouble with animism; 7 Animals; Looking at animals: a typology; Beyond boundaries: cyborgs, queer and feral animals; Why look at wild animals?; 8 Futures: the Earth; Globe and planet; Gaia; The future of ecocriticism; Glossary; Further Reading; Bibliography; Index

Ecocriticism explores the ways in which we imagine and portray the relationship between humans and the environment in all areas of cultural production, from Wordsworth and Thoreau through to Google Earth, J.M. Coetzee and Werner Herzog's Grizzly Man. Greg Garrard's animated and accessible volume traces the development of the movement and explores its key concepts, including:pollutionwildernessapocalypsedwellinganimalsearth.Featuring a newly rewritten chapter on animal studie