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Environmental Humanities (1 May 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 (1 May 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 (1 May 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 (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 41–67.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to being political in his work, which, he claims, “has always been about the preservation of the environment, and, more recently, climate change.” His Song of the Yarra (2009) embraces these issues and also speaks of Reconciliation with Aboriginal Australia. 22 Sculthorpe's shift from a physical...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 53–71.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., 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. What was man doing to our perfect and beautiful world? Finally, five months later a blue jay appeared and a wren. 8 Life in such a perfect world was thus accompanied by...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 196–214.
Published: 01 November 2016
... 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 influence...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 172–195.
Published: 01 November 2016
... a song by “Uvavnuk, an Iglulik shaman,” that captures the climatic—Silarjuapomorphic—essence of the work in words : The great sea has set me adrift. It moves me like a weed in a great river. Earth and the great weather move me. have carried me away and moved my inward parts with joy. 26...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and to know them in ways that can to some extent provide practical guidance,” 8 a suggestion that brings to mind ecocritical discussions of Bruno Latour's work 9 as well as developments in material ecocriticism. 10 Poems, though, as Jonathan Bate insisted in his seminal study The Song of the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 265–270.
Published: 01 May 2016
... terms, through 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...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 May 2013
... material world. He goes hunting for birds, “creeping on hands and knees through matted thorn,” but knows how elusive they are, and how indifferent to his projects. Most of his contact with birds was through their song. While he became expert in distinguishing the different refrains, they were fleeting and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of some birds, prairie dogs, monkeys, and others, who specify precisely which predator is on the scene. 41 In other words, what humans would identify as a category distinction is coded into the alarm. 42 Or we might consider the songs of songbirds whose arcopallium (the avian structures...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 257–272.
Published: 01 May 2018
... 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 toward anger about the nation’s social problems. “I want to sing of my remarkable...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 155–170.
Published: 01 May 2014
... . London : Routledge , 1992 . Ross Alex . “ Song of the Earth .” The New Yorker . 12 May 2008 . Accessed 18 December 2013 . http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2008/05/12/080512fa_fact_ross . Sagan Carl . Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space . New York...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 203–217.
Published: 01 May 2016
... 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 (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 291–297.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., 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). And Pope Francis similarly insists that each creature has its own existence value and mode of goodness that must be respected...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 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 landscapes and climatological patterns. At the heart of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 May 2016
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 19–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
...,” and that with the words “cost yardstick” the lights fade from the clerk and a luminous film of water cascading over Norris Dam fills the projection screen, as the “TVA Song” begins to play. With this, the cast emerges to fill the stage, singing and carrying lanterns. The drama of the waterfall, warm...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 May 2013
... archives problematize confronts us with the ostensible simplicity of local ecologies and cultures at the same time that they document the thorny complexities of global capital and human migrations. What's more, they wrestle with the allure of an autochthonous myth of agrarian identity and the siren's song...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the most intelligent and charismatic component of our forests. 37 But ‘alalā have themselves also been altered by more than a decade of captivity. There are now suggestions that their once remarkable vocal repertoire—their raucous calls and mournful songs—is diminishing. Perhaps this is because they...