9780893012137

Reading the Earth: New Directions in the Study of Literature and Environment

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  • ISBN13:

    9780893012137

  • ISBN10:

    0893012130

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-03-01
  • Publisher: Caxton Pr

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix(2)
Introduction xi
PART I THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES ON CULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT 3(52)
Ego or Eco Criticism? Looking for Common Ground
3(6)
WILLIAM HOWARTH
Toward an Ecology of Justice: Transformative Ecological Theory and Practice
9(10)
JONI ADAMSON CLARKE
Talking about Trees in Stumptown: Pedagogical Problems in Teaching EcoComp
19(10)
MICHAEL MCDOWELL
Dropping the Subject: Reflections on the Motives for an Ecological Criticism
29(12)
ERIC TODD SMITH
Bodega Head: An Excursion in Nuclear Shamanism
41(14)
JOHN P. O'GRADY
PART II GENRE, GENDER, AND THE BODY OF NATURE 55(64)
"Whole Shoals of Men": Representations of Women Anglers in Seventeenth-Century British Poetry
55(12)
ANNE E. MCILHANEY
Dorothy Wordsworth, Ecology, and the Picturesque
67(12)
ROBERT MELLIN
Mary Austin's Nature: Refiguring Tradition through the Voices of Identity
79(18)
ANNA CAREW-MILLER
Misogyny in the American Eden: Abbey, Cather, and Maclean
97(10)
J. GERARD DOLLAR
The Body as Bioregion
107(12)
DEBORAH SLICER
PART III READINGS OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY ENVIRONMENTAL LITERATURE 119(78)
The Ornithological Autobiography of John James Audubon
119(10)
CHRIS BEYERS
"A beautiful and thrilling specimen": George Catlin, the Death of Wilderness, and the Birth of the National Subject
129(16)
DAVID MAZEL
Nathaniel Hawthorne Had a Farm: Artists, Laborers, and Landscapes in The Blithedale Romance
145(10)
KELLY M. FLYNN
Agrarian Environmental Models in Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Farming"
155(10)
STEPHANIE SARVER
Exploring the Linguistic Wilderness of The Maine Woods
165(14)
ANN E. LUNDBERG
"I only seek to put you in rapport": Message and Method in Walt Whitman's Specimen Days
179(18)
DANIEL J. PHILIPPON
PART IV READINGS OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY ENVIRONMENTAL LITERATURE 197(62)
Beyond the Excursion: Initiatory Themes in Annie Dillard and Terry Tempest Williams
197(12)
JOHN TALLMADGE
Aime Cesaire's A Tempest and Peter Greenaway's Prospero's Books as Ecological Readings and Rewritings of Shakespeare's The Tempest
209(16)
PAULA WILLOQUET-MARICONDI
Seeing, Believing, and Acting: Ethics and Self-Representation in Ecocriticism and Nature Writing
225(10)
H. LEWIS ULMAN
Don DeLillo's Postmodern Pastoral
235(12)
DANA PHILLIPS
"The world was the beginning of the world": Agency and Homology in A.R. Ammons's Garbage
247(12)
LEONARD M. SCIGAJ
Notes on Editors and Contributors 259(4)
Index 263

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