You Feel So Mortal Essays on the Body

Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > environmental science | Published on 28/Oct/2019 07:59

224 pages , University of Chicago Press , 2014-03-19
Feet, bras, autopsies, hair—Peggy Shinner takes an honest, unflinching look at all of them in You Feel So Mortal, a collection of searing and witty essays about the body: her own body, female and Jewish; those of her parents, the bodies she came from; and the collective body, with all its historical, social, and poli...[Read More]

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Dark Ecology , Timothy Morton

Published in: itune > Philosophy,Books,Nonfiction,Science & Nature,Nature,Fiction & Literature,Literary Criticism > Sustainability | Published on 22/Apr/2019 05:12

Timothy Morton argues that ecological awareness in the present Anthropocene era takes the form of a strange loop or M?bius strip, twisted to have only one side. Deckard travels this oedipal path in Blade Runner (1982) when he learns that he might be the enemy he has been ordered to pursue. Ecological awareness takes this shape because ecological phenomena hav...[Read More]

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Recycling the Cycle The City of Chester and Its Whitsun Plays

Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > recycling | Published on 18/Feb/2019 22:27

281 pages , University of Toronto Press , 1998
David Mills has produced a detailed study of the city of Chester Whitsun Plays in their local, physical, social, political, cultural, and religious context.

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Redesigning Achilles "recycling" the Epic Cycle in the "Little Iliad" : (Ovid, Metamorphoses 12.1-13.622)

Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > recycling | Published on 12/Aug/2018 02:31

304 pages , Walter de Gruyter , 2007
Biographical note: Sophia Papaioannou, The National and Capodistrian University of Athens, Greece.

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Stories in a New Skin Approaches to Inuit Literature

Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Environment care | Published on 06/Aug/2018 00:55

200 pages , Univ. of Manitoba Press , 2012-12-15
In an age where southern power-holders look north and see only vacant polar landscapes, isolated communities, and exploitable resources, it is important to note that the Inuit homeland encompasses extensive philosophical, political, and literary traditions. Stories in a New Skin is a seminal text that explores these Arctic...[Read More]

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Wild Things Children's Culture and Ecocriticism

Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > ecology for kids | Published on 20/Jul/2018 01:35

308 pages , Wayne State University Press , 2004
The first book-length study of the relationship between children's literature and ecocriticism.

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Ecology and the Literature of the British Left The Red and the Green

Published in: Google Books > Literary Criticism > Ecology | Published on 03/Jul/2018 07:37

280 pages , Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. , 2012-10-28
Premised on the belief that a social and an ecological agenda are compatible, this collection offers readings in the ecology of left and radical writing from the Romantic period to the present. While early ecocriticism tended to elide the bitter divisions within and between societies, recent practitioners of ecofeminism, ...[Read More]

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Autobiography in Early Modern England

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222 pages , Cambridge University Press , 2010-08-05
Explores life-writing forms - almanacs, financial accounts, commonplace books and parish registers - which emerged during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

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Recycling Red Riding Hood

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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

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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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