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American Literature 10679265.
Published: 28 April 2023
... for anticolonial and abolitionist ecological thought. Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 sensory studies environmental humanities African American literature speculative fiction Shouhei Tanaka Black Feminist Geohaptics and the Broken Earth Abstract This article examines how literary...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 827–853.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Ecology  835 cated. By highlighting that which is absent from touchless space (af- fect, emotion, responsibility, obligation, warmth, physical touch, the body), these scenes register DeLillo’s anxieties about the ways digiti- zation positions as obsolete elements of human exchange that should...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 623–650.
Published: 01 December 2022
... is to discover in domestic economy a way of thinking about nature as something in which we live and, equally important, that lives in us. alan.ackerman@utoronto.ca Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Catharine E. Beecher home economics human ecology environmentalism ecofeminism...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 381–408.
Published: 01 June 2012
... that, with personality cleansed, humans might form mutually salutary relations with their environments. This scene shows that sensation revived through aestheticized environmental wonder fosters ecological engagement as Karin’s commitment to protecting her native ecosystem solidifies. Shklovsky’s...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 201–208.
Published: 01 March 2017
... to separate Kennedy’s political work from his literary work, this study tries to fully integrate the two sides. Civilizing Thoreau: Human Ecology and the Emerging Social Sciences in the Major Works . By Richard J. Schneider. Rochester, NY: Camden House. 2016. 212 pp. $90.00. By exploring Henry...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., 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 subjects—have never been.21 Thus can...
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American Literature 10575119.
Published: 17 March 2023
... and animal husbandry, the connections between AI and global food systems, the ways that AI draws on elements of the natural world for algorithmic models a reminder to readers to look for ecological relation in all human relationships with technologies and that the technological always requires material...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 583–610.
Published: 01 September 2010
... 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 city observers who chal...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 899–907.
Published: 01 December 2000
..., this collection brings together essays that engage themes of cultural and human ecology in readings by a variety of authors, including Walt Whitman, James Fenimore Cooper, Mary Hallock Foote, Adrienne Rich, Charles...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 473–496.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., like a knife under dark skin.” The threat here is against racialized Black bodies, and it compromises the perfection of the womb ecology and foreshadows dangers to come. When Michael thinks through the implication that humans, too, will be harmed by this disaster, he thinks of certain humans; the novel...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of 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, Bruno Latour...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (2): 255–282.
Published: 01 June 2021
... of, alternatives to, and lines of flight away from its more pessimistic ideological formations. gerry.canavan@marquette.edu Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 Octavia E. Butler Margaret Atwood Ernest Callenbach Kim Stanley Robinson ecological humanities It is still an open...
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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 (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 (2001) 73 (2): 422–423.
Published: 01 June 2001
... the 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): 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 10679195.
Published: 28 April 2023
... and knowing, and space and time. Authors consider gustatory encounters, atmospheric volatility, tactile communication, and psychotropic substances that pressure the bounds of human subjectivity at scales both personal and planetary, historical and ecological. Crucially, the sensory experiences described...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 275–303.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of an underlying crisis of human sympathy (evidenced in broken families, divided communi- ties, and alienation from nature), I seek to show how Douglass frames ecological decline through the economic and ecological logics then cir- culating as alternative forms of antislavery environmental imaginary...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 713–736.
Published: 01 December 2014
...) matter exemplify, for Morton and others, the queer potential of the nonhuman turn in its quest for intimacy with the world beyond the human. Morton (2010, 84) understands matter itself as a “sprawling, tangled, queer mesh” and insists therefore that any ecologi- cal reckoning with matter...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 413–415.
Published: 01 June 2015
... movement that might employ science fiction to “actualize” a more ethical relationship between humans and non- human nature and reverse ongoing degradation of ecological systems (21). He does not connect his notion of transformation to other ecocritical discus- sions of the transformative politics...