Ecocritical explorations in literary and cultural studies

fences, boundaries, and fields by Patrick D. Murphy

Publisher: Lexington Books in Lanham

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • American literature -- History and criticism,
  • Ecocriticism,
  • Ecology in literature,
  • Philosophy of nature in literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPatrick D. Murphy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS169.E25 M87 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23150169M
ISBN 109780739131732, 9780739131756
LC Control Number2008055644

  Founding editor of ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, he has authored Ecocritical Explorations in Literary and Cultural Studies (), Farther Afield in the Study of Nature Oriented Literature (), A Place for Wayfaring: The Poetry and Prose of Gary Snyder (), and Literature, Nature, and Other: Ecofeminist Author: Patrick D. Murphy. (5) Greg Garrard, currently Chair of ASLE UK, provided the first overview in Ecocriticism, (6) to be followed by Lawrence Buell's third book of ecocriticism, The Future of Environmental Criticism in (7) Both Cohen and Buell comment upon Phillips' book, but there is no other cross-referencing between these works. The essays in this collection make a contribution to the greening of film studies and expand the scope of ecocriticism as a discipline traditionally rooted in literary studies. In addition to highlighting particular films as productive tools for raising awareness and educating us about environmental issues, Framing the World: Explorations in Ecocriticism and Film encourages.   It has been four years now since Nadine A. Sinno in her article, “The Greening of Modern Arabic Literature: An Ecological Interpretation of Two Contemporary Arabic Novels” called for a “project of incorporating Arab voices in eco-critical studies” because, “the inclusive and embracing nature of the field (eco-criticism)—in.

In Transversal Ecocritical Praxis: Theoretical Arguments, Literary Analysis, and Cultural Critique, Patrick D. Murphy, Ph.D, utilizes ecocriticism and ecofeminism to develop his concept of transversal practice: an interdisciplinary combination of theory and applied criticism. He begins by explaining the necessity for cutting across disciplinary boundaries of all kinds in order to .   Keywords: ecocritical approaches, literary form, literary genre, ecocritical judgments, environmental concern, cultural debate, activist mission, global warming Richard Kerridge Richard Kerridge is Co-ordinator of Research and Postgraduate Studies at Bath Spa University and founding Chair of the Association for the Study of Literature and the. The arid American Southwest is host to numerous organisms described as desert-loving, or xerophilous. Extending this term to include the region’s writers and the works that mirror their love of desert places, Tom Lynch presents the first systematically ecocritical study of its multicultural literature/5(4). Core modules taught by leading specialists, such as Kate Rigby (Course Director, ecocritical literary and cultural studies), Sian Sullivan (environmental anthropology), Owain Jones (post-human geography) and Richard Kerridge (ecocriticism and nature writing), offer intensive introductions to new disciplinary perspectives, while maintaining a.

University of Central Florida. He has authored Ecocritical Explorations in Literary and Cultural Studies (), Farther Afield in the Study of Nature Oriented Literature (), A Place for Wayfaring: The Poetry and Prose of Gary Snyder (), and Literature, Nature, and Other: Ecofeminist Critiques (). He has also edited or co-edited. Geocritical Explorations seeks to expand on current definitions of geocriticism and demonstrate the potential of the geocritical approach in ticism derives from the work of Bernard Westphal, who introduced the term in his book, La Géocritique: Réel, Fiction, al provides the foreword for Geocritical Explorations, in which he enumerates .

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