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Title:
Writing for an endangered world : literature, culture, and environment in the U.S. and beyond
Author:
Buell, Lawrence.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2001.
Physical Description:
viii, 365 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Toxic discourse -- The place of place -- Flâneur's progress: reinhabiting the city -- Discourses of determinism -- Modernization and the claims of the natural world: Faulkner and Leopold -- Global commons as resource and as icon: imagining oceans and whales -- The misery of beasts and humans: nonanthropocentric ethics versus environmental justice -- Watershed aesthetics.
ISBN:
9780674004498
Format :
Book