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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (1): 131–134.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Nancy Yousef Paper Minds: Literature and the Ecology of Consciousness . By Jonathan Kramnick . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2018 . x + 198 pp. Copyright © 2020 by University of Washington 2020 The questions Kramnick raises about presuppositions underlying...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 573–580.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Scott D. Hess Overall, these three books focus on different texts and approach posthuman and ecological themes in very different, sometimes very tangential, ways. Nersessian’s book, like Guyer’s, begins by framing its argument in ecological terms but then provides little actual ecological focus...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (1): 108–111.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Clint Wilson, III clint.e.wilson@rice.edu New Ecological Realisms: Post-apocalyptic Fiction and Contemporary Theory . By Monika Kaup . Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press , 2021 . xiii + 332 pp. Copyright © 2023 by University of Washington 2023 Monika Kaup’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 547–572.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ted Howell Abstract Planted throughout E. M. Forster’s Howards End are the seeds of many dramatic forms of climate change that subsequently dominated the twentieth century. Howards End gathers together major strands of its contemporaneous ecological thought, where distressful events (rural decay...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (3): 447–471.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Mark McGurl Abstract What does it mean to think of the rise of Amazon.com as an event in contemporary literary history? This essay analyzes the literary practices and programs “organic” to the Amazon digital ecology, including Kindle Direct Publishing, and then asks how the entrepreneurial logic...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 307–329.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Jonathan . 1991 . Romantic Ecology: Wordsworth and the Environmental Tradition . London : Routledge . Bewell Alan . 2009 . “ Erasmus Darwin’s Cosmopolitan Nature. ” European Romantic Review 76 , no. 1 : 19 - 48 . Blake William . 1997 . “ Milton a Poem. ” In The Complete...
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Modern Language Quarterly 11060455.
Published: 12 February 2024
... of Washington 2024 W. H. Auden ecology neuroscience self Jakob von Uexküll The Surface of the World: W. H. Auden and the Umwelt Lorenzo Bartolucci Abstract Before alighting on his vocation, the poet W. H. Auden grew up among doctors and went to Oxford University to study not literature...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (1): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 1990
... with ecological complexity has been remarked upon by Howard Gruber, who observes that the concluding image of the Orzgzn- the famous “tangled bank”-is an indication of the pleasure Dar- win took “in the spectacle of complexity itself.”25Gruber quotes the following passage from the Diary of the Beagle...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Back to Nature: The Green and the Real in the Late Renaissance. By Robert N. Watson. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. viii + 436 pp. Despite declaring a “desire to bring ecological advocacy into the realm of Renaissance literature” (3) and pledging ecological allegiance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 295–299.
Published: 01 June 2008
... ecological advocacy into the realm of Renaissance literature” (3) and pledging ecological allegiance (“This book finds me in the Greens camp” [4 Robert N. Watson has not written a work of ecocriticism. Toward environmentalism as an activist movement, Watson voices skepticism bordering on contempt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 299–303.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and the Real in the Late Renaissance. By Robert N. Watson. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. viii + 436 pp. Despite declaring a “desire to bring ecological advocacy into the realm of Renaissance literature” (3) and pledging ecological allegiance (“This book finds me...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 303–306.
Published: 01 June 2008
... 1993 issue of MLQ . Reviews Back to Nature: The Green and the Real in the Late Renaissance. By Robert N. Watson. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. viii + 436 pp. Despite declaring a “desire to bring ecological advocacy into the realm of Renaissance literature” (3...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 306–309.
Published: 01 June 2008
... ecological advocacy into the realm of Renaissance literature” (3) and pledging ecological allegiance (“This book finds me in the Greens camp” [4 Robert N. Watson has not written a work of ecocriticism. Toward environmentalism as an activist movement, Watson voices skepticism bordering on contempt...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (2): 310–313.
Published: 01 June 2008
...William Egginton Reviews Back to Nature: The Green and the Real in the Late Renaissance. By Robert N. Watson. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. viii + 436 pp. Despite declaring a “desire to bring ecological advocacy into the realm of Renaissance literature” (3...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 383–388.
Published: 01 September 2002
... on the provenance and transmission of some of our cherished English dramatic texts. Geraldo U. de Sousa, Xavier University The Song of the Earth. By Jonathan Bate. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univer- sity Press, 2000. xii + 335 pp. “Ecology,” Ariel Salleh observes, “reframes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 388–391.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Bate. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univer- sity Press, 2000. xii + 335 pp. “Ecology,” Ariel Salleh observes, “reframes history.”1 As Jonathan Bate demonstrates in The Song of the Earth, this is no less true in literary studies than it is in political and social history. Bate, best known for his work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 391–396.
Published: 01 September 2002
... on the provenance and transmission of some of our cherished English dramatic texts. Geraldo U. de Sousa, Xavier University The Song of the Earth. By Jonathan Bate. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univer- sity Press, 2000. xii + 335 pp. “Ecology,” Ariel Salleh observes, “reframes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 396–400.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Bate. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univer- sity Press, 2000. xii + 335 pp. “Ecology,” Ariel Salleh observes, “reframes history.”1 As Jonathan Bate demonstrates in The Song of the Earth, this is no less true in literary studies than it is in political and social history. Bate, best known for his work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 400–405.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Bate. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univer- sity Press, 2000. xii + 335 pp. “Ecology,” Ariel Salleh observes, “reframes history.”1 As Jonathan Bate demonstrates in The Song of the Earth, this is no less true in literary studies than it is in political and social history. Bate, best known for his work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 405–409.
Published: 01 September 2002
... on the provenance and transmission of some of our cherished English dramatic texts. Geraldo U. de Sousa, Xavier University The Song of the Earth. By Jonathan Bate. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univer- sity Press, 2000. xii + 335 pp. “Ecology,” Ariel Salleh observes, “reframes...