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Ecoambiguity, community, and development : toward a politicized ecocriticism

Author: Scott Slovic; R Swarnalatha; Vidya Sarveswaran
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014]
Series: Ecocritical theory and practice.
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Ecoambiguity, Community, and Development extends the energetic and socially important tradition of postcolonial ecocriticism to regions of the world not normally considered in the postcolonial  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Slovic; R Swarnalatha; Vidya Sarveswaran
ISBN: 9780739189085 0739189085 0739189093 9780739189092 9781498525367 1498525369
OCLC Number: 865536785
Description: xvi, 198 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Scott Sloviic, Swarnalatha Rangarajan, and Vidya Sarveswaran --
Chinese literature and environmental crises: plundering borderlands north and south / Karen Thornber --
Tibet, a topos in ecopolitics of the global south / Gang Yue --
Red China, green amnesia: locating environmental justice in contemporary Chinese literature / Cheng Li and Yanjun Liu --
Minamata and the symbolic discourse of the south / Tsutomu Takahashi --
Indian environmentalism and its fragments / Jyotirmaya Tripathy --
From Bhopal to biometrics: biological citizenship in the age of globalization / Pramod K. Nayar --
Beyond the eco-flaneur's footsteps: perambulatory narration in Zakes Mda's Ways of dying / Laura A. White --
Reconsidering the eco-imperatives of Ukrainian consciousness: an introduction to Ukrainian environmental literature / Inna Sukhenko --
Kissed by lightning and Fourth Cinema's natureculture continuum / Salma Monani --
"Under all the laws, natural, human, and divine": reinterpreting La Leyenda Negra's colonial purpose / Dora Ramirez-Dhoore --
Mapmaking, rubbertapping: cartography and social ecology in Euclides da Cunha's The Amazon: land without history / Aarti S. Madan --
Down under: new world literatures and ecocriticism / George B. Handley.
Series Title: Ecocritical theory and practice.
Responsibility: edited by Scott Slovic, Swarnalatha Rangarajan, and Vidya Sarveswaran.
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A new critical formation, sometimes called environmental humanities, has been successfully interrogating the assumptions about nature, history, and culture made by an earlier generation of largely Read more...

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