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American Literature (1 December 2008) 80 (4): 843–845.
Published: 01 December 2008
... into Contact: Explorations in Ecocritical Theory and Practice, their collection of essays rep- resents “some of the most promising new directions” for ecocriticism today, offering a “snapshot of it in action” (2). David Mazel’s contribution gestures toward “postnatural developments” that...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 761–789.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Jessica Hurley Abstract This essay intervenes in current ecocritical debates about the relationship between fiction and environmental risk by analyzing the limits of risk theory in the deep time of the Anthropocene. Although contemporary ecocriticism argues that we must move from apocalyptic...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 327–351.
Published: 01 June 2012
... 1970s and 1980s, showing how they manifest the codependence of antireactor activism and environmentalism. She then turns to recent films that look more broadly at the industrial processes involved in nuclear power creation. Drawing on disparate strands of scholarly inquiry— including ecocriticism...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 409–435.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Sarah Ensor In this essay, Ensor suggests that the figure of the spinster can help resolve the problems of futurity that confront queer ecocriticism insofar as the spinster practices an avuncular form of stewardship, tending the future without contributing directly to it. By looking at a series of...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 827–853.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Nicole M. Merola This essay considers Don DeLillo’s Cosmopolis (2003) as a literary act of witnessing that diagnoses the devastating socioecological footprint of globalized cybercapitalism. Employing Marxist and ecocritical accounts of materiality and environment as analytic categories, Merola...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 637–640.
Published: 01 September 2017
... emphasizes enduring traditional environmental knowledge. The decolonial rubric reminds US ecocriticism that its founding investments in biocentrism and pastoral nature writing were predicated on settler colonialism, and it makes visible the imaginaries that have been sidelined in Chicana/o and ecocritical...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 899–901.
Published: 01 December 2004
.... Cloth, $45.00; paper, $16.50. This Compost: Ecological Imperatives in American Poetry. By Jed Rasula. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2002. xv, 259 pp. $39.95. Ecocriticism has evolved beyond nature writing in recent years to explore a wider range of texts, genres, and critical perspectives...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2014
... brought to the act of reading. Although the field has evolved, it is still divided over whether and how text matters to nature, and ecocritics have largely failed to convince their colleagues that ecocriticism applies to texts that have no obvious relevance to the environment. In Ecopoetics, Scott...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 897–899.
Published: 01 December 2004
...; paper, $16.50. This Compost: Ecological Imperatives in American Poetry. By Jed Rasula. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2002. xv, 259 pp. $39.95. Ecocriticism has evolved beyond nature writing in recent years to explore a wider range of texts, genres, and critical perspectives. That diversity is...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 901–903.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Book Reviews 901 book echoes some familiar ecocritical pieties, such as nostalgia for a lost unity with nature destroyed by Enlightenment reason. It could also be argued that Rasula’s analogy between ecology and poetry naively disregards fundamental differences between natural systems and...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 410–413.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Eric C. Otto. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2012. x, 152 pp. Cloth, $44.95; CD, $14.95. Positive Pollutions and Cultural Toxins: Waste and Contamination in US Ethnic Lit- eratures. By John Blair Gamber. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2012. 248 pp. $50.00. Many ecocritics, myself...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 413–415.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Press. 2012. x, 152 pp. Cloth, $44.95; CD, $14.95. Positive Pollutions and Cultural Toxins: Waste and Contamination in US Ethnic Lit- eratures. By John Blair Gamber. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2012. 248 pp. $50.00. Many ecocritics, myself included, have explored the connections between...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2013
... discussion for which Tho- reau was a jumping-off point, so we are offering them here as a spon- taneous symposium. A re-turn to Thoreau is hardly surprising in light of the exciting ecocritical work in which scholars are currently engaged, and indeed these essays, although not focused on ecocriti...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 275–303.
Published: 01 June 2014
... broadly, to consider the relevance of his pragmatic turn to modern ecocriticism as it reexamines the role of ethical sentiment in its project going forward. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 References “ Agricultural Survey of the Parish of St. Matthews .” 1840 . Southern Cabinet of...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 391–393.
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 394–396.
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 396–397.
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 398–400.
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 400–402.
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 402–404.
Published: 01 June 2004