The Green Studies Reader: From Romanticism to Ecocriticism

The Green Studies Reader: From Romanticism to Ecocriticism

by Laurence Coupe
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415204070

ISBN-13: 9780415204071

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Green Studies is a booming area for study and The Green Studies Reader is a fantastically comprehensive selection of critical texts which address the connection between ecology, culture, and literature. It offers a complete guide to the growing area of 'ecocriticism' and a wealth of material on green issues from the romantic period to the present.

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Green Studies is a booming area for study and The Green Studies Reader is a fantastically comprehensive selection of critical texts which address the connection between ecology, culture, and literature. It offers a complete guide to the growing area of 'ecocriticism' and a wealth of material on green issues from the romantic period to the present.
Included are extracts from today's leading ecocritics and figures from the past who pioneered a green approach to literature and culture. This Reader sets the agenda for Green Studies and encourages a reassessment of development of criticism and offers readers a radical view of its future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415204071
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

PReface Acknowledgmnts General Introduction Section I: Green Tradition Part 1. Romantic Ecology and its Legacy 1. Nature as Imagination -Willliam Blake 2. Primary Laws -William Wordswoth 3. The Dialectic of Mind and Nature -Samuel Taylor Coleridge 4. Writing the Wilderness -Henry David thoreau 5. Landscape, Mimesis and Morality -John Ruskin 6. Art, Socialism and Evironment -William Morris 7. Dorothy Wordsworth's Vision -Virginia Woolf 8. John Clare: The Love Poet of Nature -John Middleton Murry 9. William Wordsworth: Poetry, Chemistry, Nature -John F. Danby 10. the green Language -Raymond Williams Part II The Earth, Memory and the Critique of Modernity Introduction 11. On Studying Nature -Edward Thomas 12. Remembering Pan -D.H. Lawrence 13. The Organic Community -F.R. Leavis 14. The Logic of Domination -Theodor W. Adorno and Max Horkheimer 15. Nature as "Not Yet" -Theodor W. Adorno 16. Shakespeare's Three Natures -John F. Danby 17. ...Poetically Man Dwells... -Martin Heidegger 18. Hyper-Technologism, Pollution and Satire -Kenneth Burke 19. The Machine in the Garden -Leo Marx 20. Countering Technocratic Culture -Theodore Roszak Section II: Green Theory Part 3 Nature/Culture/Gender 21. Nature and "Nurture" -Kate Soper 22. Language Goes Two Ways -Gary Snyder 23. Structuralism and Ecology -Claude Levi-Strauss 24. Ecology as the Discourse of the Secluded -Jean-Francois Lyotard 25. Naturalized Womand and Feminized Nature -Kate Soper 26. The Dualism ofPrimatology -Donna Haraway 27. Helene Cixous: The Language of Flowers -Verena Andermatt Conley Part 4 Ecocritical Principles Introduction 28. Ecocriticism: Containing Multitudes, Practising Doctrine -Scott Slovic 29. Ecocriticism in Context -William Howarth 30. From "Red" to "Green" -Jonathan Bate 31. The Social Construction of Nature -Terry Gilford 32. Representing the Environment -Lawrence bell 33. Radical Pastoral? -Greg Garrard 34. Green Cultural Studies -Jhan Hochman 35. Ecofeminist Dialogies -Patrick D. Murphy 36. A Poststructuralist Approach to Ecofeminist Criticism -Karla Armbruster Section III: Green Reading Part 5 Environmental Literary History Introduction 37. The Forest of Literature -Robert Pogue HarrisonTerry Gifford 39. Deep Form in art and Nature -Betty and Theodore RoszakJohn Elder 41. Ecocriticism and the Novel -Dominic Head 42. Ecothrillers: Environmental Cliffhangers -Richard Kerridge Part 6 The Nature of the Text Introduction 43. "Ode to Autumn" as Ecosystem -Jonathan Bate 44. Thoreau's Ambivalence Toward Mother Nature -Louise Westling 45. Maps for Tourists: Hardy, Narrative, Ecology -Richard Kerridge 46. The Flesh of the World: Virginia Woolf's "Between the Acts" -Carol H. Cantrell 47. Defending Middle-Earth -Patrick Curry 48. Leslie Silko: Environmental Apocalypticism -Lawrence Buell 49. Terry Tempest Williams: Flooding the Boundaries of Form -Cheryll Glotfelty 50. The "Lambs" in "Silence of the Lambds" -Jhan Hochman Glossary Bibliography Index

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