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Environmental Humanities (2013) 3 (1): 43–70.
Published: 01 May 2013
... wild, his flute-like songs and timbre spread throughout the local lyrebird population. We count ourselves among those who admire the sonic achievements of this bioregion's “flute lyrebirds.” These Superb Lyrebirds ( Menura novaehollandiae ) do indeed deliver an unusual and extraordinarily complex...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 69–93.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Andrew Mark Abstract This paper describes Bob Wiseman's allegorical piece, Uranium, arguing that it accesses emotion to alter the consciousness of percipients. Audiences respond with unusual intensity to Uranium's tragic environmental narrative. By using puppet theatre, film, comedy, and song to...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (1): 129–148.
Published: 01 May 2017
... their works. Wong encoded lyrics from the song “It’s a Small World After All” within the DNA of a bacterium. Similarly, Kac employs encipherment in Genesis , a project aiming to demonstrate that “biological processes are now writerly.” In the same way, Bök’s The Xenotext: Book 1 , published in 2015...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 302–323.
Published: 01 November 2019
... poetics. Producing an operatic complex of song, instrumentation, dance, and stage design, the male lyrebird’s composition is thoroughly entangled with the flora and fauna of his umwelt . Resistant to categorization by any generic label, Cooke argues that the lyrebird’s composition is best approached in...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 41–67.
Published: 01 May 2014
... implies otherness, but “echo” is about presence, about reverberant pasts in the present, presents in the past. 48 Schultz arranged Five Torres Strait Songs, 45 and contributed to Narrunga, Kaurna and Ngarrindjeri Songs (National Aboriginal Languages Project, 1990). His contributions to...
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Environmental Humanities (2015) 6 (1): 53–71.
Published: 01 May 2015
... programme to control fire ants: Our place has been a veritable bird sanctuary for over half a century. Last July we all remarked, “There are more birds than ever.” Then, suddenly, in the second week of August, they all disappeared ... There was not a sound of the song of a bird. It was eerie, terrifying...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (2): 196–214.
Published: 01 November 2016
... later cetologists celebrated as “whale song,” naval listeners noted as “communications as yet indecipherable.” 13 Improvements in tools to detect ocean signals often produced new forms of incomprehension. In grateful acknowledgment of Donna Haraway’s work on primatology, our findings reveal power and...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (2): 172–195.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Iglulik Eskimo , which records Uvavnuk’s song as sung by Aua, another Iglulik shaman ( Winter Music , 191). 28. Adams, “Composer’s Notes,” Earth and the Great Weather , 6. 29. “My concept of ‘sonic geography’ sometimes seems to link me with an international community of soundscape artists and...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Struggles, Global Histories . London : Bloomsbury , 2014 . Bate Jonathan . The Song of the Earth . London : Picador , 2000 [ 2001 ed.]). Bergthaller Hannes . “ ‘No More Eternal than the Hills of the Poets': Ecocriticism, Environmental History, and the Shifting Grounds of Moral...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 265–270.
Published: 01 May 2016
... song, through vision, through scent. Their lines are never sealed by perimeters, but touching, fighting, cooperating, parasitizing, or ignoring other elements of the meshwork. To think through encounters is to move from animal geographies and human placings of animals, 17 to animals' geographies...
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Environmental Humanities (2013) 3 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 May 2013
... are ripe and disappears when they are gone—said to have a sweet song—the blue anemonie or anemonie pulsitilla haunts the roman road—the bumbarrel featherpoke or longtaild titmouse its nest—the craunking noise of the woodpecker boring new holes a token of spring.” (Bate, John Clare, 279). 44...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 51–87.
Published: 01 May 2020
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 May 2017
... into the alarm. 42 Or we might consider the songs of songbirds whose arcopallium (the avian structures homologous to the mammalian amygdala) responds to the song of other birds in ways that resemble the ways that human amygdalae respond to beautiful music or a frightening movie. 43 Such songs...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 155–170.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Environmentalism of the Poor . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2011 . Pratt Mary Louise . Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation . London : Routledge , 1992 . Ross Alex . “ Song of the Earth .” The New Yorker . 12 May 2008 . Accessed 18 December 2013...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 280–301.
Published: 01 November 2019
... , 2016 . Bate Jonathan . The Song of the Earth . London : Picador , 2001 . Bauman Zygmunt . Liquid Modernity . Cambridge : Polity Press , 2000 . Böhme Gernot . “ An Aesthetic Theory of Nature: An Interim Report ,” translated by Farrell John . Thesis Eleven 32...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 257–272.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., 19 another rapper from Ulaanbaatar, begins with praise for the Mongolian landscape: The beautiful nature of the Khangai, the Gobi, and the steppe combines The four seasons pass, the climate is good, Richest of all is what is beneath us. But this song of praise is cut short as she pivots...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 203–217.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Hawai'i Press , 2015 . Guth Christine M. E. “ Hokusai's Great Waves in Nineteenth-Century Japanese Visual Culture .” The Art Bulletin 93 , no. 4 ( 2011 ): 464 - 485 . Hameed S. Ayesha . “ Black Atlantis: Three Songs .” In Forensis: The Architecture of Public Truth , edited by...
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Environmental Humanities (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 (2016) 8 (2): 291–297.
Published: 01 November 2016
...: “Just as happens when we fall in love with someone, whenever he would gaze at the sun, the moon or the smallest of animals, he burst into song, drawing all other creatures into his praise. He communed with all creation, even preaching to the flowers, just as if they were endowed with reason” (§11...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 52–71.
Published: 01 May 2019
... article, is the clearly expressed distinction between her position as a nonindigenous outsider writing in English and an insurgent adivasi subjectivity largely articulated thus far through songs, poems, plays, and slogans in the regional languages of east-central India. The travel narrative of Roy-as...