Where the Wild Books Are: A Field Guide to Ecofiction

Where the Wild Books Are: A Field Guide to Ecofiction

by Jim Dwyer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780874178111
Publisher: University of Nevada Press
Publication date: 04/01/2010
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Jim Dwyer is bibliographic services librarian at California State University, Chico. He is also the author of Earth Works: Recommended Fiction and Nonfiction About Nature and the Environment for Adults and Young Adults.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Acknowledgments xi

1 Ecocriticism and Ecofiction: Definitions and Analyses 1

2 Ecofiction's Roots and Historical Development 9

3 Contemporary Ecofiction 32

4 Native American and Canadian Ecofiction 69

5 Ecofiction from All Around the World 79

6 Ecoromance: Doin' the Wild Thing 108

7 The Real West 117

8 Green Speculative Fiction 129

9 Mysteries 164

Appendix: 100 Best Books 185

Notes 189

Bibliography 195

Index 257

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