Ecocriticism by P-TaylorFrancis

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Inspired by a range of ecological movements, ecocriticism explores the ways in which we imagine and portray the relationship between humans and the environment in all areas of cultural production, from Wordsworth and Thoreau to Disney and BBC nature documentaries. Greg Garrard's animated and accessible volume traces the development of the movement and explores the concepts which have most occupied ecocritics, including: pollution wilderness apocalypse dwelling animals earth.Featuring an invaluable glossary of terms and suggestions for further reading, this is the first student-friendly introduction to one of the newest and most exciting trends in literary and cultural studies.

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									Ecocriticism
The New Critical Idiom

Author: Greg Garrard
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Inspired by a range of ecological movements, ecocriticism explores the ways in which we imagine and
portray the relationship between humans and the environment in all areas of cultural production, from
Wordsworth and Thoreau to Disney and BBC nature documentaries. Greg Garrard's animated and
accessible volume traces the development of the movement and explores the concepts which have most
occupied ecocritics, including: pollution wilderness apocalypse dwelling animals earth.Featuring an
invaluable glossary of terms and suggestions for further reading, this is the first student-friendly
introduction to one of the newest and most exciting trends in literary and cultural studies.
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'The publication of Greg Garrard's monograph on ecocriticism in Routledge's New Critical Idiom series
marks a significant milestone in the development of ecologically oriented literary and cultural studies. As
the first introductory textbook in this area, with a useful glossary, annotated list of further reading and
extensive bibliography, it bears witness to the growth of tertiary studies in literature, culture and
environment over the past decade ...



'The publication of Greg Garrard's monograph on ecocriticism in Routledge's New Critical Idiom series
marks a significant milestone in the development of ecologically oriented literary and cultural studies. As
the first introductory textbook in this area, with a useful glossary, annotated list of further reading and
extensive bibliography, it bears witness to the growth of tertiary studies in literature, culture and
environment over the past decade ...

								
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