2 edition of Ecocritical theory found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Axel Goodbody and Kate Rigby|
|Series||Under the sign of nature: explorations in ecocriticism, Under the sign of nature|
|LC Classifications||PN98.E36 E36 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 322 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||322|
|ISBN 10||0813931355, 0813931487, 0813931630, 40019859141|
|ISBN 10||9780813931357, 9780813931487, 9780813931630|
|LC Control Number||2011011294|
The Ecocritical Psyche unites literary studies, ecocriticism, Jungian ideas, mythology and complexity evolution theory for the first time, developing the aesthetic aspect of psychology and science as deeply as it explores evolution in Shakespeare and Jane Austen.. In this book, Susan Rowland scrutinizes literature to understand how we came to treat ‘nature’ as separate from ourselves and. A snapshot of ecocriticism in action, Coming into Contact collects sixteen previously unpublished essays that explore some of the most promising new directions in the study of literature and the environment. They look to previously unexamined or underexamined aspects of literature's relationship to the environment, including swamps, internment camps, Asian American environments, the urbanized Cited by:
as ecocriticism. As the essays in this book indicate, ecocriticism aims to bring a transformation of literary studies by linking literary criticism and theory with the ecological issues at large. To define it Cheryll Glotfelty writes, “ecocriticism is the study of the relationship between literature and the physical environment”(xviii). With case-study analyses of the tragedies, comedies, histories and late romances, this book is a wide-ranging introduction to reading Shakespeare in the light of Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing.
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Cited by: 2. Ecocritical Theory and Practice Works that explore environmental issues through literatures, oral traditions, and cultural/media practices around the world are welcome. The series features books by established ecocritics that examine the intersection of theory and practice, including both monographs and edited volumes.
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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get Ecocritical theory book that you want. “From its inception ecocriticism adopted a belligerent attitude towards critical theory.”¹ This is the opening gambit of John Parham’s article entitled “The Poverty of Ecocritical Theory” in the ecocritical special issue ofNew Formations, a major British journal of culture, theory, and by Wendy Wheeler and Hugh Dunkerley, “Earthographies” joins a number of other.
This is a phenomenal book, beautifully written, powerfully argued, and supported by an extraordinary range and depth of theory and evidence.
I have been profoundly moved by this work and have been reminded once again that Greta Gaard is one of the most important thinkers and activist-scholars of 5/5(1). One of the more prominent critiques of ecocritical theory, this book challenges neo-Romantic themes explored by ecocritics, many of which Phillips argues support the use of mimesis as a standard way to read environments, instead of looking at more pragmatic approaches.
Rueckert, William. “Literature and Ecology: An Experiment in Ecocriticism.”. Defining Ecocritical Theory and Practice Sixteen Position Papers from the Western Literature Association Meeting Salt Lake City, Utah October _____ Introduction The word "ecocriticism" traces back to William Rueckert's essay "Literature and Ecology: An Experiment in Ecocriticism" and apparently lay dormant in critical File Size: KB.
Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Literature, Nature, and Other: Ecofeminist Critiques (Hardcover) by. Patrick D. Murphy (shelved 2 times as ecocriticism) avg rating — 1 rating — published Want to Read saving.
The book Beginning Theory by Peter Barry is a great tool, if I may say, to understand the literary theories. The chapter given in the book that deals with EcoCriticism is way advanced and comprehensive than most of the other items I have read on the subject.
Abstract: Ecocriticism is a new theory of analyzing literature under the surveillance of green lens. But this green theory is not a unitary method; several subjects or fields contribute to the. By focusing on ancient culture and its reception, this book fills integrates antiquity into our current ecocritical theory and practice to fill in a gap in our environmental debates.
It aims at a re-evaluation of antiquity in the light of present-day environmental concerns and re-frames our contemporary outlook on the more-than-human world in.
The Language of Plants collects groundbreaking essays to foster a dialogue between the biological sciences and the humanities and to reconsider our relation to the vegetal world.
Informed by evolutionary ecology, the philosophy of biology, and ecocritical theory, this book promotes the freedom of imagination necessary for a new ecological awareness and more sustainable interactions with.
Ecocritical literary theory falls into the category of SOCIETAL MIRRORS, or criticisms that reflect society (social mirrors also include Marxism, feminism, queer theory, affliction theory, and postcolonialism).Societal mirrors focus on the idea of The Other, a term for a person in society with little power or agency (the ability to change their circumstances).
One of the more frequently lodged, serious, and justifiable complaints about ecocritical work is that it is insufficiently theorized.
Ecocritical Theory puts such claims decisively to rest by offering readers a comprehensive collection of sophisticated but accessible essays that productively investigate the relationship between European theory and by: One of the more frequently lodged, serious, and justifiable complaints about ecocritical work is that it is insufficiently theorized.
Ecocritical Theory puts such claims decisively to rest by offering readers a comprehensive collection of sophisticated but accessible essays that productively investigate the relationship between European theory and ecocritique.
Ecocriticism is a theory still in diapers. It didn't officially get going until or so. Which means that most of the big players in Ecocriticism aren't actually literary critics (yet)—like Thoreau, they're just people who think a lot about the ways humans interact with nature.
The gamble in Environmental Renaissance is that systems theory is the right game to rescue cultural studies in the humanities from irrelevancy, just as once poststructuralism was considered the cure for New Criticism's irrelevancy.
But in order to reconnect ecocriticism to a meaningful politics, McMurry argues that we must come to grips still. Lexington Books publishes both standalone titles and titles in a broad array of series that span the social sciences and humanities.
Our series, listed by discipline below, are edited by established scholars who work with in-house editors to shape their series and contribute to the discourse within their fields. Simon C. Estok’s Ecocriticism and Shakespeare: Reading Ecophobia argues that the fields of both Shakespeare studies and ecocriticism can benefit from an understanding and application of the term ‘ecophobia.’Identifying the need for a vocabulary that addresses fear of the environment and the human responses that such fear produces, Estok contributes to ecocritical theory a delineation of.
Axel Goodbody, Professor of German Studies and European Culture at the University of Bath, is the author of Nature, Technology, and Cultural Change in Twentieth-Century German Literature: The Challenge of Ecocriticism and associate editor of the journal [email protected]
Kate Rigby, Associate Professor in the Centre for Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies at Monash University, is the author of. With case-study analyses of the tragedies, comedies, histories and late romances, this book is a wide-ranging introduction to reading Shakespeare in the light of .About Shakespeare and Ecocritical Theory.
Combining the latest scientific and philosophical understanding of humankind's place in the world with interpretative methods derived from other politically inflected literary criticism, ecocriticism is providing new insights into .Key Words: Ecocriticism, Ecology, Literary Criticism As a separate movement or school of literary criticism, ecocriticism started developing in the s.
In the initial phase particularly, it was a meeting place of American critics dealing exclusively with American literature. Being serious proponents of Cited by: 6.