Animals touches on the emergent field of animal studies. Jul 29, She Writes rated it really liked it. Oct 14, Nasreddine EL Guezar rated it liked it. Basically, the book is an overview of ecocriticism, and most reviewers recommend it as the first-hand guide for the concerned students. Yet it was both enlightening and inspiring, as I'm sure it will serve as fodder for future critical readings of the topic of nature in the arts.
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The Oxford Handbook of Ecocriticism provides a broad survey of the longstanding relationship between literature and the environment. Account Options Sign garratd. If you need to learn what ecocriticism is, this book is it.
Jul 29, She Writes rated it really liked it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Wordy, as most literary thoery is by necessity, but still readable.
Jun 22, Peter rated it really liked it. Sep 28, KA rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Grev contributors include eminent founders of the field, including Michael Branch and Richard Kerridge, a number of key 'second-wave' ecocritics, and the best up-and-coming scholars.
Lists with This Book. It is a critical review of the literature, including film, poetry, philosophy, et.
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Wilderness and Pastoral are, of course, foundational terms of the field and Garrard manages not only to provide an impressive level of depth with his chapters but add something to ongoing discussions in the field. Chapter 15 - Extinctions: I have to say though that, as a teacher of both literature and geography with a focus on sustainable developmentI found this work to be the perfect crossover between my two otherwise disparate subjects, and made me feel a little less schizophrenic as a teacher than normal By reviewing the various orientations that authors, artists, and the general public have held toward nature, we become capable of identifying and discouraging those that are harmful and flawed, and promoting the closest approximations of the good and true.
Half the time it felt like reading a bunch of synopses more than a guide to ecocriticism in general and it's sometimes hard to tell whether he's explaining someone's opinion on it or if it's a more generally accepted method. Garrard doesn't go in depth into any certain field and doesn't really provide any sources that you could check out to learn more about that particular field, either.
Yet it was both enlightening and inspiring, as I'm sure it will serve as fodder for future critical readings of the topic of nature in the arts. He would point out that the previous sentence exhibits metaphorical exploitation of This book in the New Critical Idiom series provides an effective, readable introduction to the main issues in ecocriticism, relying on and updating earlier readers by Glotfelty and Fromm, Kerridge and Sammells, and Armbruster and Wallace.
Ebook This title is available as an ebook. The other orientations are: This is really an overview of the field, gathering a range of ideas from a variety of sources to provide an effective introduction to the field of ecocriticism. But I would recommend this one to anyone ecocritivism in this exciting, emergent field.
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Ecocriticism by Greg Garrard
A glossary and annotated list of further reading including both UK and US gre completes an extremely useful book. Paperbackpages. As natural resources become scarce, entrepreneurs find substitutes or create efficiencies that ameliorate the issue. Even if the book is greatly organized, I have found difficulty in recalling what I have learnt from it.
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References to this book Myth Laurence Coupe No preview available - Straightforward and clear introduction to the field that is not overly celebratory. A solid introduction to the field of ecocritcism.