Nature, Culture and Literature

Edited by Hubert van den Berg, Palacký University in Olomouc, Axel Goodbody, University of Bath, and Marcel Wissenburg, Radboud University Nijmegen

Edited by Sabine Lenore Müller, Zhejiang International Studies University and Tina-Karen Pusse, National University of Ireland

From Ego to Eco – Mapping Shifts from Anthropocentrism to Ecocentrism investigates philosophical, political, and aesthetic formations of ecocentrism, arguing that ecocentrism is a phenomenon that can be observed in a broad variety of national and historical contexts.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004358317
Expected: 
January 2018
€99,00
$115.00

Edited by Jane Costlow, Bates College, USA, Yrjö Haila, University of Tampere, Finland, and Arja Rosenholm, University of Tampere, Finland

Water in Social Imagination studies meanings of water in cultural and environmental contexts, from medieval Stockholm to post-Soviet Russia. Authors consider both state policy and modern technologies along with creative resistance to the exploitative imagination.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004333260
E-ISBN: 
9789004333444
Publication date: 
January 2017
€115,00
$138.00

Sabine Wilke, University of Washington

This book tells the story of the rise of the modern German environmental imagination with particular emphasis on its narrative and visual components.
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004297852
E-ISBN: 
9789004297876
Publication date: 
April 2015
€61,00
$78.00

Edited by Kadri Tüür and Morten Tønnessen

The ways in which we represent animals say much about who we are, who we strive to be, and our often conflicting ideas about our relationships with nonhuman species. Whether the animal is seen as someone with whom we can relate and feel kinship or conceived of as the radical other, popular...
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038271
Publication date: 
January 2014
€88,00
$109.00

Roman Bartosch

This book addresses the role and potential of literature in the process of contesting and re-evaluating concepts of nature and animality, describing one’s individual environment as the starting point for such negotiations. It employs the notion of the ‘literary event’ to discuss the specific...
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042036673
Publication date: 
January 2013
€86,00
$106.00

Etienne Terblanche

By employing the modernist devices of fragmentation, recombination, and accentuated blank space, E. E. Cummings engages singularly with being on earth. This ecological achievement was largely ignored by the New Critics, and the subsequent semiotic spirit which has been holding that the sign...
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042035416
Publication date: 
January 2012
€73,00
$90.00

David Ingram

Since the rise of the contemporary ecology movement in the 1960s, American songwriters and composers, from folk singer Pete Seeger to jazz saxophonist Paul Winter, have lamented, and protested against, environmental degradation and injustice. The Jukebox in the Garden is the first book to survey...
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042032095
Publication date: 
January 2010
€73,00
$90.00

John Parham

This book, the first to consider Gerard Manley Hopkins as an ecological writer, explores the dimension that social ecology offers to an ecocriticism hitherto dominated by romantic nature writing. ...
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042031067
Publication date: 
January 2010
€83,00
$102.00

Edited by Fiona Becket and Terry Gifford

Culture, Creativity and Environment: New Environmentalist Criticism is a collection of new work which examines the intersection between philosophy, literature, visual art, film and the environment at a time of environmental crisis. This book is unusual in the way in which the ‘imaginative’, ...
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042022508
Publication date: 
January 2007
€42,00
$51.60
€70,00
$86.00

Introduced and edited by CA. Cranston and Robert Zeller

In this, the first collection of ecocritical essays devoted to Australian contexts and their writers, Australian and US scholars explore the transliteration of land and sea through the works of Australian authors and through their own experiences. The littoral zone is the starting point in this...
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042022188
Publication date: 
January 2007
€51,00
$63.00
€85,00
$105.00

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