The Future of Environmental Criticism: Environmental Crisis and Literary Imagination / Edition 1

The Future of Environmental Criticism: Environmental Crisis and Literary Imagination / Edition 1

by Lawrence Buell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405124768

ISBN-13: 9781405124768

Pub. Date: 08/29/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Written by one of the world’s leading theorists in ecocriticism, this manifesto provides a critical summary of the ecocritical movement.

  • A critical summary of the emerging discipline of “ecocriticism”.
  • Written by one of the world’s leading theorists in ecocriticism.
  • Traces the history of the

Overview

Written by one of the world’s leading theorists in ecocriticism, this manifesto provides a critical summary of the ecocritical movement.

  • A critical summary of the emerging discipline of “ecocriticism”.
  • Written by one of the world’s leading theorists in ecocriticism.
  • Traces the history of the ecocritical movement from its roots in the 1970s through to its diversification and proliferation today.
  • Takes account of different ecocritical positions and directions.
  • Describes major tensions within ecocriticism and addresses major criticisms of the movement.
  • Looks to the future of ecocriticism, proposing that discourses of the environment should become a permanent part of literary and cultural studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405124768
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/29/2005
Series:
Wiley-Blackwell Manifestos Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1 The Emergence of Environmental Criticism.

2 The World, the Text, and the Ecocritic.

3 Space, Place, and Imagination from Local to Global.

4 The Ethics and Politics of Environmental Criticism.

5 Environmental Criticism’s Future.

Glossary of Selected Terms.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index.

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