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  • Nordic Narratives of Nature and the Environment

    Nordic Narratives of Nature and the Environment

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498561907

    Many contemporary environmental risks and global environmental changes occurring today are unprecedented in the history of human life on earth. However, the images and narratives through which humans relate to these phenomena are built on existing c…

  • Writing the Environment in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    Writing the Environment in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498508391

    The nineteenth-century roots of environmental writing in American literature are often mentioned in passing and sometimes studied piece by piece. Scribes of Nature: Writing the Environment in Nineteenth-Century American Literature brings together nu…

  • Writing the Environment in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    Writing the Environment in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498508377

    The nineteenth-century roots of environmental writing in American literature are often mentioned in passing and sometimes studied piece by piece. Writing the Environment in Nineteenth-Century American Literature: The Ecological Awareness of Early Sc…

  • The Forest in Medieval German Literature

    The Forest in Medieval German Literature
    av Albrecht Classen

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739195185

    By pursuing an ecocritical reading, The Forest in Medieval German Literature examines passages in medieval German texts where protagonists operated in the forest and found themselves either in conflictual situations or in refuge. By probing the way…

  • Reading Aridity in Western American Literature

    Reading Aridity in Western American Literature

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793622013

    Deserts are highly emblematic spaces: dry, barren, isolated. In literary and cinematic representations, they often betoken collapse and dystopia. Reading Aridity in Western American Literature offer readings of literature set in the US Southwest fro…

  • Ecocriticism, Ecology, and the Cultures of Antiquity

    Ecocriticism, Ecology, and the Cultures of Antiquity

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498532846

    Although current environmental debates lay the focus on the Industrial Revolution as a sociopolitical development that has led to the current environmental crisis, many ecocritical projects have avoided historicizing their concepts or have been char…

  • Ecocriticism, Ecology, and the Cultures of Antiquity

    Ecocriticism, Ecology, and the Cultures of Antiquity

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498532860

    Although current environmental debates lay the focus on the Industrial Revolution as a sociopolitical development that has led to the current environmental crisis, many ecocritical projects have avoided historicizing their concepts or have been char…

  • Rhetorical Animals

    Rhetorical Animals

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498558457

    For this edited volume, the editors solicited chapters that investigate the place of nonhuman animals in the purview of rhetorical theory; what it would mean to communicate beyond the human community; how rhetoric reveals our "brute roots." In other…

  • Transversal Ecocritical Praxis

    Transversal Ecocritical Praxis
    av Patrick D. Murphy

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498521260

    In Transversal Ecocritical Praxis: Theoretical Arguments, Literary Analysis, and Cultural Critique, Patrick D. Murphy, Ph.D, utilizes ecocriticism and ecofeminism to develop his concept of transversal practice: an interdisciplinary combination of th…

  • Transversal Ecocritical Praxis

    Transversal Ecocritical Praxis
    av Patrick D. Murphy

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739182703

    In Transversal Ecocritical Praxis: Theoretical Arguments, Literary Analysis, and Cultural Critique, Patrick D. Murphy, Ph.D, utilizes ecocriticism and ecofeminism to develop his concept of transversal practice: an interdisciplinary combination of th…

  • The Image of the River in Latin/o American Literature

    The Image of the River in Latin/o American Literature

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498547291

    Although fictional-and often fantastic-representations of nature have been a distinguishing feature of Latin American literature for centuries, ecocriticism, understood as the study of literature as it relates to depictions of the natural world, env…

  • Victorian Ecocriticism

    Victorian Ecocriticism

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498551069

    Victorian Ecocriticism: The Politics of Place and Early Environmental Justice aims to take up the challenge that Lawrence Buell lays out in The Future of Environmental Criticism: Environmental Crisis and Literary Imagination (2005). Buell decries: "…

  • Towards the River's Mouth (Verso la foce), by Gianni Celati

    Towards the River's Mouth (Verso la foce), by Gianni Celati

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498566018

    Italian writer and filmmaker Gianni Celati's 1989 philosophical travelogue Towards the River's Mouth explores perception, memory, place and space as it recounts a series of journeys across the Po River Valley in northern Italy. The book seeks to doc…

  • Water in Medieval Literature

    Water in Medieval Literature
    av Albrecht Classen

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498539845

    Ecocritical thinking has sensitized us more than ever before to the tremendous importance of water for human life, as it is richly reflected in the world of literature. The great relevance of water also in the Middle Ages might come as a surprise fo…

  • New International Voices in Ecocriticism

    New International Voices in Ecocriticism

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498501477

    With twelve original essays that characterize truly international ecocriticisms, New International Voices in Ecocriticism presents a compendium of ecocritical approaches, including ecocritical theory, ecopoetics, ecocritical analyses of literary, cu…

  • New International Voices in Ecocriticism

    New International Voices in Ecocriticism

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498501491

    With twelve original essays that characterize truly international ecocriticisms, New International Voices in Ecocriticism presents a compendium of ecocritical approaches, including ecocritical theory, ecopoetics, ecocritical analyses of literary, cu…

  • Environment and Pedagogy in Higher Education

    Environment and Pedagogy in Higher Education

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498531078

    The commitment to participate in ecological protection has grown considerably and, in the academic world, it has been tackled primarily by the Social Sciences. The Humanities has followed suit and several books have dealt with the reasons why such c…

  • The Horse in Literature and Film

    The Horse in Literature and Film
    av Francisco LaRubia-Prado

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498534918

    Horses serve as central characters in great literary works that span ages and cultures. But why? In The Horse in Literature and Film: Uncovering a Transcultural Paradigm, Francisco LaRubia-Prado, Ph.D. explores the deep symbolic meaning, cultural si…

  • Coexistentialism and the Unbearable Intimacy of Ecological Emergency

    Coexistentialism and the Unbearable Intimacy of Ecological Emergency
    av Sam Mickey

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498517652

    The philosophy of existentialism is undergoing an ecological renewal, as global warming, mass extinction, and other signs of the planetary scale of human actions are making it glaringly apparent that existence is always ecological coexistence. One o…

  • Coexistentialism and the Unbearable Intimacy of Ecological Emergency

    Coexistentialism and the Unbearable Intimacy of Ecological Emergency
    av Sam Mickey

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498517669

    The philosophy of existentialism is undergoing an ecological renewal, as global warming, mass extinction, and other signs of the planetary scale of human actions are making it glaringly apparent that existence is always ecological coexistence. One o…

  • Thinking about Animals in the Age of the Anthropocene

    Thinking about Animals in the Age of the Anthropocene

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498527965

    The term "Anthropocene", the era of mankind, is increasingly being used as a scientific designation for the current geological epoch. This is because the human species now dominates ecosystems worldwide, and affects nature in a way that rivals natur…

  • Critical Ecofeminism

    Critical Ecofeminism
    av Greta Gaard

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498533584

    Australian feminist philosopher Val Plumwood coined the term "critical ecofeminism" to "situate humans in ecological terms and non-humans in ethical terms," for "the two tasks are interconnected, and cannot be addressed properly in isolation from ea…

  • The Ethics and Rhetoric of Invasion Ecology

    The Ethics and Rhetoric of Invasion Ecology

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498538329

    The Ethics and Rhetoric of Invasion Ecology provides an introduction to the controversial treatment and ongoing violence routinely utilized against non-native species. Drawing from the tradition of critical animal scholars, Stanescu and Cummings hav…

  • The Ethics and Rhetoric of Invasion Ecology

    The Ethics and Rhetoric of Invasion Ecology

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498538305

    The Ethics and Rhetoric of Invasion Ecology provides an introduction to the controversial treatment and ongoing violence routinely utilized against non-native species. Drawing from the tradition of critical animal scholars, Stanescu and Cummings hav…

  • Ecological Thought in German Literature and Culture

    Ecological Thought in German Literature and Culture

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498514927

    The volume offers a survey of the contribution of German literature and culture to the evolution of ecological thought. As the field of ecocritical theory and practice is rapidly expanding towards transnational and global dimensions, it seems nevert…

  • Ecological Thought in German Literature and Culture

    Ecological Thought in German Literature and Culture

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498514941

    The volume offers a survey of the contribution of German literature and culture to the evolution of ecological thought. As the field of ecocritical theory and practice is rapidly expanding towards transnational and global dimensions, it seems nevert…

  • Romantic Ecocriticism

    Romantic Ecocriticism

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498518031

    Romantic Ecocriticism: Origins and Legacies is unique due to its rare assemblage of essays, which has not appeared within an edited collection before. Romantic Ecocriticism is distinct because the essays in the collection develop transnational and t…

  • Romantic Ecocriticism

    Romantic Ecocriticism

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498518017

    Romantic Ecocriticism: Origins and Legacies is unique due to its rare assemblage of essays, which has not appeared within an edited collection before. Romantic Ecocriticism is distinct because the essays in the collection develop transnational and t…

  • Explorations in Ecocriticism

    Explorations in Ecocriticism
    av Paul Lindholdt

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739194980

    A chief innovation of Explorations in Ecocriticism is to push ecological criticism beyond its focus on literary studies to engage with other arts and culture. One chapter closely examines the pictures commissioned by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation t…

  • Ecocriticism in Japan

    Ecocriticism in Japan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498527842

    What can ecocriticism do when engaging with Japanese literature and culture? This edited volume Ecocriticism in Japan attempts to answer this question. The contributors place themselves inside the domestic fields of production of works of art and ex…

  • Southeast Asian Ecocriticism

    Southeast Asian Ecocriticism

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498545976

    Southeast Asian Ecocriticism presents a timely exploration of the rapidly expanding field of ecocriticism through its devotion to the writers, creators, theorists, traditions, concerns, and landscapes of Southeast Asian countries. While ecocritics h…

  • The Earth Writes

    The Earth Writes
    av Koichi Haga

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498569033

    This book extensively analyzes the literary works of fiction that draw on the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami that occurred on March 11, 2011. This disaster inspired literally hundreds of fictional works in Japan from the time of the events…

  • Interdisciplinary Essays on Environment and Culture

    Interdisciplinary Essays on Environment and Culture

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498528887

    This is a collection of essays about the media, the environment, and the whole of humanity at the brink of extinction. As the demands of overpopulation and of an unsustainable consumer economy dry up existing natural resources and destroy vital ecos…

  • Interdisciplinary Essays on Environment and Culture

    Interdisciplinary Essays on Environment and Culture

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498528900

    This is a collection of essays about the media, the environment, and the whole of humanity at the brink of extinction. As the demands of overpopulation and of an unsustainable consumer economy dry up existing natural resources and destroy vital ecos…

  • Seeing Animals after Derrida

    Seeing Animals after Derrida

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498540599

    This volume charts a new course in animal studies that re-examines Jacques Derrida's enduring thought on the visualization of the animal in his seminal Cerisy Conference from 1997, The Animal That Therefore I Am. Building new proximities with the an…

  • Myth and Environment in Recent Southwestern Literature

    Myth and Environment in Recent Southwestern Literature
    av Theda Wrede

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739184950

    The romantic perception of the American Southwest as a wild and dangerous frontier where heroic settlers prove their endurance has often responded to a common human desire to escape from the pressures of civilization and experience an "authentic" re…

  • Ecofeminism in Dialogue

    Ecofeminism in Dialogue

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498569279

    There are countless ways of thinking, feeling, and acting like an ecofeminist. Ecofeminism includes a plurality of perspectives, thriving in dialogue between diverse theories and practices involving ecological and feminist matters of concern. Deepen…

  • Ecocritical Approaches to Italian Culture and Literature

    Ecocritical Approaches to Italian Culture and Literature

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498518871

    The essays in this volume provide a theorization of what we might call the "denatured" wild, in other words a notion of environmental "restoration" or "reinhabitation" that recognizes and reconfigures the human factor as an interdependent entity. Ac…

  • Ecocultural Ethics

    Ecocultural Ethics

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498532471

    The book offers twelve cases of ethics relating to ecology and culture. The twelve cases presented in the twelve essays, are written by eminent scholars from India, USA, Canada and Egypt. Employing various ecocritical frameworks, the writers have tr…

  • Ecotheology in the Humanities

    Ecotheology in the Humanities

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498527958

    This book is a collection of essays about the interaction between God, humans, and nature in the context of the environmental challenges and Biblical studies. Chapters include topics on creation care and Sabbath, sacramental approaches to earth care…

  • Ecotheology in the Humanities

    Ecotheology in the Humanities

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498527934

    This book is a collection of essays about the interaction between God, humans, and nature in the context of the environmental challenges and Biblical studies. Chapters include topics on creation care and Sabbath, sacramental approaches to earth care…

  • Eco Culture

    Eco Culture

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498534765

    The edited collection, Eco Culture: Disaster, Narrative, Discourse, opens a conversation about the mediated relationship between culture and ecology. The dynamic between these two great forces comes into stark relief when a disaster-in its myriad fo…

  • The Mythology of the Animal Farm in Children's Literature

    The Mythology of the Animal Farm in Children's Literature
    av Stacy E. Hoult-Saros

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498519779

    The Mythology of the Animal Farm in Children's Literature: Over the Fence analyzes the ways in which myths about farmed animals' lives are perpetuated in children's materials. Specifically, this book investigates the use of five recurring thematic d…

  • Sustainability and the City

    Sustainability and the City

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498536592

    Sustainability and the City: Urban Poetics and Politics contributes to third-generation discourse on sustainable development by considering, through a humanistic lens, theories and practices of sustainability in a wide range of urban cultures. It de…

  • Writing the Earth, Darkly

    Writing the Earth, Darkly
    av Isabel Hoving

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498526753

    Why do we find so many references to nature and the environment in the many Caribbean literary texts that try to come to terms with the contemporary age of globalization? Even when these novels and poems do not seem to be concerned with environmenta…

  • Romantic Sustainability

    Romantic Sustainability

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498518925

    Romantic Sustainability is a collection of sixteen essays that examine the British Romantic era in ecocritical terms. Written by scholars from five continents, this international collection addresses the works of traditional Romantic writers such as…

  • Romantic Sustainability

    Romantic Sustainability

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498518901

    Romantic Sustainability is a collection of sixteen essays that examine the British Romantic era in ecocritical terms. Written by scholars from five continents, this international collection addresses the works of traditional Romantic writers such as…

  • Disability and the Environment in American Literature

    Disability and the Environment in American Literature

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498513975

    This book includes a collection of essays that explore the relationship between Disability Studies and literary ecocriticism, particularly as this relationship plays out in American literature and culture. The contributors to this collection operate…

  • Feminist Ecocriticism

    Feminist Ecocriticism

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739193006

    Feminist Ecocriticism examines the interplay of women and nature as seen through literary theory and criticism, drawing on insights from such diverse fields as chaos theory and psychoanalysis, while examining genres ranging from nineteenth-century s…

  • Urban Ecologies

    Urban Ecologies
    av Christopher Schliephake

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739195772

    The term "urban ecology" has become a buzzword in various disciplines, including the social and natural sciences as well as urban planning and architecture. The environmental humanities have been slow to adapt to current theoretical debates, often e…

  • Urban Ecologies

    Urban Ecologies
    av Christopher Schliephake

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739195758

    The term "urban ecology" has become a buzzword in various disciplines, including the social and natural sciences as well as urban planning and architecture. The environmental humanities have been slow to adapt to current theoretical debates, often e…

  • Ecocriticism of the Global South

    Ecocriticism of the Global South

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739189108

    The vast majority of existing ecocritical studies, even those which espouse the "postcolonial ecocritical" perspective, operate within a first-world sensibility, speaking on behalf of subalternized human communities and degraded landscapes without a…

  • Ecological Crisis and Cultural Representation in Latin America

    Ecological Crisis and Cultural Representation in Latin America

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498530972

    Worldwide environmental crisis has become increasingly visible over the last few decades as the full scope of anthropogenic climate change manifests itself and large-scale natural resource extraction has expanded into formerly remote areas that seem…

  • Ecological Crisis and Cultural Representation in Latin America

    Ecological Crisis and Cultural Representation in Latin America

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498530958

    Worldwide environmental crisis has become increasingly visible over the last few decades as the full scope of anthropogenic climate change manifests itself and large-scale natural resource extraction has expanded into formerly remote areas that seem…

  • Confronting Climate Crises through Education

    Confronting Climate Crises through Education
    av Rebecca L. Young

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498535960

    Confronting Climate Crises through Education: Reading Our Way Forward envisions the responsibility of public education to engage a citizenry more prepared to address the challenges of a changing world. Young advocates a paradigm shift that positions…

  • Persuasive Aesthetic Ecocritical Praxis

    Persuasive Aesthetic Ecocritical Praxis
    av Patrick D. Murphy

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498514835

    Persuasive Aesthetic Ecocritical Praxis continues Patrick D. Murphy's focus on transversal ecocritical praxis by considering literature and cinema in terms of the persuasive force of aesthetic activity and whether or not artistic production and its…

  • Linda Hogan and Contemporary Taiwanese Writers

    Linda Hogan and Contemporary Taiwanese Writers
    av Peter I-min Huang

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498521628

    Linda Hogan and Contemporary Taiwanese Writers: an Ecocritical Study of Indigeneities and Environment is the first full length single-authored study of Native American writer Linda Hogan and the first book to address Hogan's poetry and prose primari…

  • The Ecopolitics of Consumption

    The Ecopolitics of Consumption

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498519953

    Today's highly industrialized and technologically controlled global food systems dominate our lives, shaping our access and attitudes towards food and deeply influencing and defining our identities. At the same time, these food systems are profoundl…

  • The Human-Animal Boundary

    The Human-Animal Boundary

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498557825

    Throughout the centuries philosophers and poets alike have defended an essential difference-rather than a porous transition-between the human and animal. Attempts to assign essential properties to humans (e.g., language, reason, or morality) often r…

  • Dark Nature

    Dark Nature

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498528115

    In The Ecological Thought, eco-philosopher Timothy Morton has argued for the inclusion of "dark ecology" in our thinking about nature. Dark ecology, he argues, puts hesitation, uncertainty, irony, and thoughtfulness back into ecological thinking." T…

  • Ecoambiguity, Community, and Development

    Ecoambiguity, Community, and Development

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498525367

    Ecoambiguity, Community, and Development takes stock of cultural and environmental contexts in many different regions of the world by exploring literature and film. Artists and scholars working in the social ecology, environmental justice, and postc…

  • Ecoambiguity, Community, and Development

    Ecoambiguity, Community, and Development

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739189085

    Ecoambiguity, Community, and Development takes stock of cultural and environmental contexts in many different regions of the world by exploring literature and film. Artists and scholars working in the social ecology, environmental justice, and postc…

  • Narratives of Environmental Challenges in Brazil and India

    Narratives of Environmental Challenges in Brazil and India

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498581141

    Narratives of Environmental Challenges in Brazil and India: Losing Nature, edited by Zelia Bora and Murali Sivaramakrishnan, contextualizes the two subcontinents of India and Brazil and closely examines environmental issues from within and without.…

  • Ecotheology and Nonhuman Ethics in Society

    Ecotheology and Nonhuman Ethics in Society

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498527903

    This book promotes Christian ecology and animal ethics from the perspectives of the Bible, science, and the Judeo-Christian tradition. In an age of climate change, how do we protect species and individual animals? Does it matter how we treat bugs? H…