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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2014
... on poetry's ability to heighten individual readers' awareness of their physical surroundings on the one hand, and definitions that look for how poems can engage with difficult and complex environmental questions involving scale, justice, and politics on the other. We suggest that the difference...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 May 2019
... alter human metabolism? This selection of poems is an attempt to work within a necessarily expanded notion of what constitutes reading and writing in the Anthropocene. Incorporating the results of biomonitoring tests for phthalates on the author’s own urine, the poems consider the “metabolic poetics” of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Laurel Peacock Abstract This article focuses on three collections of poetry by California poet Brenda Hillman, Cascadia, Practical Water, and Pieces of Air in the Epic, reading for the ways in which the poems model an affective interrelation between human and environment. These three works each...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 129–148.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., involved enciphering poetry into the genome of the bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans . The organism’s cellular mechanisms “read” the encoded poem and produced a protein, the structure of which was then deciphered, resulting in another poem in response. In relation to these works, I ask the following: are...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 108–136.
Published: 01 May 2019
... shift can also commit to alternative modes of writing, the article ends with a poem, “Anthropos and the Canary in the Mine.” The poem situates the analysis in the entanglement of political, ethical, theoretical, and personal passions brought about by the author’s process of mourning her life partner’s...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2014
... diachronic and synchronous time in which intergenerational responsibilities are realised. The haunted time of Oswald's poem thus represents a passage to the difficult intimacy of rethinking the relationship between past, present, and future actions and effects. Copyright: © Farrier 2014 2014 This is an...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 May 2013
... inextricably bound up with the particular geography and history of Helpston. When enclosure arrived and re-organized the landscape, it destroyed part of Clare's knowledge and disturbed his identity. Clare's poetry is seen, at least in part, as a consequence of this trauma; his poems were concerned with...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 528–531.
Published: 01 November 2018
... my fieldwork, I used poetry to capture these elusive moments of everyday possibility. I refer to this form of ethnographic notation as field poems rather than field notes . Let me share a field poem: Early on in my fieldwork, a friend told me a war story that contrasted Laos during the Vietnam...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 242–246.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Berry’s Creek. 1 As we pass Newark I think of the rest of Hull’s poem, “Hospice,” which recounts the life and illness of the speaker’s sister in their home state, New Jersey: “the body, twisting / in a tissue of smoke and dust over Jersey’s / infernal glory of cocktail lounges and chemical plants...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 143–148.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... 10 In these vast ruined landscapes, where millions of dead pines litter the ground, it is as if time is trying to decide what it wants to become: “the slow smokeless burning of decay,” to use Robert Frost’s words from his poem “The Wood-Pile” (an important intertext for the poem that is part...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 57–68.
Published: 01 May 2012
... place, is characteristically dynamic and changeful. That is, what we compose in order to speak of a place is an actual working out of what that place is. Not because writing a poem or a story immediately alters the environment in the manner of soil erosion or drought, as though writing were a kind of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 155–170.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., they were at once scientists and conquistadors. The proximity is illustrated in a very immediate fashion by the famous pair of similes that concludes John Keats's poem “On first Looking into Chapman's Homer”: Then felt I like some watcher in the skies When a new planet swims into his ken; Or like...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 245–250.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the favorite of a varied lot of thinkers: a living poem and mirror of Christ for G. K. Chesterton; an exemplar of cosmic love for phenomenologist Max Scheler. 3 This fascination has only grown within contemporary philosophy. Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri closed their first tome against empire and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 May 2015
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 May 2012
... on geology, evolutionary biology and climate science to recast human stories within the context of larger synergetic time frames and processes. For almost as long, ecocriticism has been revealing how many of our poems, songs and stories are deeply reliant on interactions with larger, nonhuman...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 172–195.
Published: 01 November 2016
... flow in and out of chaos with rhythmic intelligence. One listens, awash with a sense of this place. Another variation of “The Place Where You Go to Listen” appears in the opening pages of Winter Music in the form of a lyrical meditation or prose poem. 39 A coda to Earth and the Great...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 101–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., and on how they also constitute forms of socio-material and biological writing capable of altering human metabolisms. Starting from the measured levels of phthalates in his own urine, the poem considers “metabolic poetics” of endocrine-disrupting chemicals and links the personal to the global in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 169–186.
Published: 01 May 2013
... essays, visual or other arts, or poems. 5 Settling into a comfortable academic sinecure, in any case, is not what attracted me to philosophy as a young humanist. I was inspired by the audacity of the pre-Socratics, such as Heraclitus, who tried to paint a picture of the whole universe in a series...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 60–83.
Published: 01 May 2017
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 191–202.
Published: 01 May 2016
... question are Gabrielle de Vietri's installation The Garden of Bad Flowers (2014), the story of Daphne from Ovid's epic poem Metamorphoses (8 CE) and Lewis Carroll's talking flowers from Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871). Reading these works enables me to clearly illustrate...