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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 470–472.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Ecological Imagination, 1929–1941. By Brad D. Lookingbill. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 2001. x, 190 pp. Paper, $16.95. Refiguring the Map of Sorrow: Nature Writing and Autobiography. By Mark Allister...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 899–901.
Published: 01 December 2004
... never be a real, political opposition Anna Brickhouse, University of Colorado, Boulder Visions of the Land: Science, Literature, and the American Environment from the Era of Exploration to the Age of Ecology. By Michael A. Bryson. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press. 2002. xvii, 228 pp...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 844–846.
Published: 01 December 2010
... particular cultural moment. Jeff Allred, Hunter College, City University of New York DOI 10.1215/00029831-2010-050 844 American Literature The World in Which We Occur: John Dewey, Pragmatist Ecology, and American Ecological Writing in the Twentieth Century. By Neil W. Browne. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 637–639.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Gene Andrew Jarrett © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Humanities and the Dynamics of Inclusion since World War II . Ed. David A. Hollinger. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press. 2006. vi, 421 pp. $45.00. Multiethnic Literature and Canon Debates . Ed. Mary Jo Bona and...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 390–393.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Rebecca Evans Civil Rights and the Environment in African-American Literature, 1895–1941 . By John Claborn . London : Bloomsbury . 2018 . vii, 203. Cloth, $ 114.00 ; paper, $ 39.95 ; e-book, $ 35.95 . Cultivation and Catastrophe: The Lyric Ecology of Modern Black Literature...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 827–853.
Published: 01 December 2012
... effects, and the effects of cyberlabor more gener- ally, as all-encompassing, impacting humans’ relationships with each DeLillo’s Melancholy Political Ecology  831 other, with the built spaces of the city, and even with their own materi- ality. Throughout the text the...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2012
... The answer, of course, is that in both body and (embodied) mind, we are fundamentally open to our no longer external envi- ronments; indeed, we always have been, which means that “we”— Poe and Posthuman Ecology 359 bounded, autonomous human...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the Americas made highly visible the preexisting—and soon to be disturbed—epistemologies, ecologies, and practices of “human-nonhuman entanglement” in both hemispheres (5). To access this “entanglement”—given various names by the theorists Ziser engages with (Gilles Deleuze, Jane Ben- nett...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 422–423.
Published: 01 June 2001
... fiction of a lesbian who sometimes enjoyed reading around in ‘‘the male homo- 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 196 of 232 sexual literary tradition Melissa Solomon, Duke University Notations of the Wild: Ecology in the Poetry...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 637–640.
Published: 01 September 2017
... . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2015 . vii, 260 pp. Cloth , $65.00 ; paper, $29.50 ; e-book, $29.50 . Literature as Cultural Ecology: Sustainable Texts . By Zapf Hubert . London : Bloomsbury . 2016 . ix, 301 pp. Cloth , $114.00 ; e-book, $28.99 . Copyright © 2017 by Duke...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 876–878.
Published: 01 December 2018
... present. And Heise confesses that there is something appealing about truly optimistic narratives of the ecological present, those that spin the Anthropocene as an opportunity for humans—here Heise points to writers Erle Ellis, Andy Revkin, and Emma Marris. As a critic who has spent a great deal of time...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 634–636.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Margaret Konkol Fallen Forests: Emotion, Embodiment, and Ethics in American Women’s Environmental Writing, 1781–1924 . By Kilcup Karen L. . Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press . 2013 . xv, 504 pp. Cloth , $75.95 ; Paper, $32.95 ; e-book, $26.95 . The Ecology of Modernism...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 583–610.
Published: 01 September 2010
... industrial city, Carlo Rotella contends, “presented a new set of formal and social problems to the people who considered it their business to write about urbanism,” and many confronted these aes- thetic and human problems through ecological paradigms.8 Commu- nity ecology became particularly useful to...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 June 2004
... literary nonfiction in order to range across the domains of human knowledge in search of first principles that would address the patholo- gies of the day’’ (46). Moreover, Emerson’s radical individualism was a direct response to the social and economic contradictions of the international capi- talist...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (1): 203–206.
Published: 01 March 2007
... an infinitely complex natural ecology has been fragmented by human intervention” (8). Texts discussed range chronologically from Poe’s Journal of Julius Rodman to the “green” video game Oddworld, most coming after World War II; unexpected entries include, for example, Life in the...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Matthew Wynn Sivils © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Clear-Cutting Eden: Ecology and the Pastoral in Southern Literature . By Christopher Rieger. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2009. x, 202 pp. $39.75. Cotton's Queer Relations: Same-Sex Intimacy and the Literature of...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 June 2017
... classroom’s contingency, temporariness, and interpersonal exposure yield a form of queer kinship that is contracted rather than intentionally developed. This kinship, a social iteration of the unintentional, symbiotic collaborations that anthropologists have described as “emergent ecologies,” burgeons in the...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 409–435.
Published: 01 June 2012
... to suggest that the future is already strange to (or nonidentical with) itself, insofar as we’ve been look- ing for it in all the wrong places and ways. In the chapter titled “The Human Price,” Carson writes a description of risk that is also an elo- quent account of ecology...
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American Literature 9003582.
Published: 26 February 2021
... Callenbach, and Kim Stanley Robinson. Keywords Octavia E. Butler, Margaret Atwood, Ernest Callenbach, Kim Stanley Robinson, ecological humanities It is still an open question whether man will be able to survive the exceedingly complex and unstable ecological conditions he has created for himself. If he fails...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 384–387.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Cristin Ellis . New York : Fordham Univ. Press . 2018 . 232 pp. Cloth, $ 105.00 ; paper, $ 30.00 ; e-book, $ 29.99 . Narratology beyond the Human: Storytelling and Animal Life . By David Herman . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2018 . xiii, 400 pp. Cloth, $ 105.00 ; e-book available...