Recycling Red Riding Hood


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > recycling | Published on 22/Jun/2018 21:54

362 pages , Psychology Press , 2002
Sandra Beckett's book explores the contemporary retelling of the Red Riding Hood tale in Western children's literature.



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The Ecology of Wonder in Romantic and Postmodern Literature


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Ecology | Published on 31/May/2018 10:23

214 pages , Springer , 2016-05-06
This book traces the aesthetic of wonder from the romantic period through contemporary philosophy and literature, arguing for its relevance to ecological consciousness. Most ecocritical scholarship tends to overshadow discussions of wonder with the sublime, failing to treat these two aesthetic categories as distinct. As a result, contemp...[Read More]



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Ecology Without Nature Rethinking Environmental Aesthetics


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Ecology | Published on 15/May/2018 07:18

249 pages , Harvard University Press , 2007
In Ecology without Nature, Timothy Morton argues that the chief stumbling block to environmental thinking is the image of nature itself. Ecological writers propose a new worldview, but their very zeal to preserve the natural world leads them away from the "nature" they revere. The problem is a symptom of the ecological catastro...[Read More]



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All Power to the Imagination! The West German Counterculture from the Student Movement to the Greens


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > alternative power | Published on 14/May/2018 12:23

270 pages , U of Nebraska Press , 1997
?All Power to the Imagination!? is a history of the counterculture?s immensely influential role in West German cultural and political life. Sabine von Dirke opens with an examination of nascent countercultural movements in West Germany during the 1950s. She then moves to a nuanced account of the student movement of the 1960s, descri...[Read More]



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Keywords for Environmental Studies


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Earth biosphere | Published on 28/Apr/2018 05:59

240 pages , NYU Press , 2016-02-26
Understandings of “nature” have expanded and changed, but the word has not lost importance at any level of discourse: it continues to hold a key place in conversations surrounding thought, ethics, and aesthetics. Nowhere is this more evident than in the interdisciplinary field of environmental studies. Keywords for Environmental Stu...[Read More]



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The Anthropic Cosmological Principle


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Earth biosphere | Published on 21/Apr/2018 22:27

706 pages , Oxford University Press on Demand , 1988
Explores the concepts and many implications of the theory that the structure and operation of the universe is determined by the existence of intelligent observers



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Milton and Ecology


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Ecology | Published on 12/Apr/2018 18:44

165 pages , Cambridge University Press , 2003-11-20
Hiltner argues that Milton anticipates certain essential prevailing ecological arguments.



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Material Texts in Early Modern England


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > recycling | Published on 26/Mar/2018 23:27

Cambridge University Press , 2017-12-31
This book combines book history and literary criticism to explore how early modern books were richer things than previously imagined.



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Redstart An Ecological Poetics


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > ecology for kids | Published on 26/Mar/2018 04:09

81 pages , University of Iowa Press , 2012-10-01
Poets Forrest Gander and John Kinsella offer an experiment, a collaborative volume of prose and poetry that investigates—both thematically and formally—the relationship between nature and culture, language and perception. They ask whether, in an age of globalization, industrialization, and rapid human population growth...[Read More]



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Climate Change Fictions Representations of Global Warming in American Literature


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > global warming | Published on 21/Mar/2018 02:20

254 pages , Springer , 2016-11-04
This book highlights the importance of the cultural sphere, and in particular literature, in response and discussion with the unprecedented phenomenon known as climate change. Antonia Mehnert turns to a set of contemporary American works of fiction, reading them as a unique response to the challenges of representing climate change. She d...[Read More]



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Juvenile Delinquency Readings


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > ecology for kids | Published on 22/Feb/2018 09:24

650 pages , Pine Forge Press , 2001-02-22
Designed for undergraduate juvenile delinquency courses, this book actively involves students in the literature of the discipline, presents the field in a format that is accessible, understandable, and enjoyable, and is edited by well-known scholars who are experienced researchers and teachers. Over 150 questions have been put to...[Read More]



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Book Destruction from the Medieval to the Contemporary


Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > recycling | Published on 06/Feb/2018 04:14

216 pages , Springer , 2014-09-09
This rich and varied collection of essays by scholars and interviews with artists approaches the fraught topic of book destruction from a new angle, setting out an alternative history of the cutting, burning, pulping, defacing and tearing of books from the medieval period to our own age.



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