Postcolonial Ecologies (häftad)
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Postcolonial Ecologies (häftad)

Postcolonial Ecologies

Literatures of the Environment

Häftad Engelska, 2011-05-12
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This is the first collection to bring environmental issues into a dialogue with postcolonial studies. By examining African, Caribbean, Pacific Island and South Asian literatures and how they depict the relationship between humans and nature, Postcolonial Ecologies makes a compelling argument for a more global approach to thinking through our current environmental crisis.
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<br>Elizabeth DeLoughrey is Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is the author of Routes and Roots: Navigating Caribbean and Pacific Island Literatures and a coeditor of Caribbean Literature and the Environment: Between Nature and Culture. <br>George B. Handley, Professor of Humanities at Brigham Young University, is the author of Postslavery Literatures of the Americas and New World Poetics: Nature and the Adamic Imagination of Whitman, Neruda, and Walcott.<br>


INTRODUCTION: TOWARDS AN AESTHETICS OF THE EARTH; ELIZABETH DELOUGHREY & GEORGE HANDLEY; I.CULTIVATING PLACE; 1. Cultivating Community:Counterlandscaping in Kiran Desai's The Inheritance of Loss; JILL DIDUR; 2. Haiti's Elusive Paradise; LEGRACE BENSON; 3. Towards a Caribbean Ecopoetics: Derek Walcott's Language of Plants; ELAINE SAVORY; II. FOREST FICTIONS; 4. Deforestation and the Yearning for Lost Landscapes in Caribbean Literatures; LIZABETH PARAVISINI GEBERT; 5. The Postcolonial Ecology of the New World Baroque; ALEJO CARPENTIER'S THE LOST STEPS; GEORGE B. HANDLEY; 6. Forest Fictions and Ecological Crises; READING THE POLITICS OF SURVIVAL IN MAHASWETA DEVI'S "DHOWLI"; JENNIFER WENZEL; III. THE LIVES OF (NONHUMAN) ANIMALS; 7. Stranger in the Eco-Village: Environmental Time, Race, and Ecologies of Looking; ROB NIXON; 8. What the Whales Would Tell Us: Cetacean Communication in Novels by Witi Ihimaera,Linda Hogan, Zakes Mda, and Amitav Ghosh; JONATHAN STEINWAND; 9. Compassion, Commodification, and The Lives of Animals: J.M. Coetzee's Recent Fiction; ALLISON CARRUTH; 10. "Tomorrow There Will Be More of Us:" Toxic Postcoloniality in Animal's People; PABLO MUKHERJEE; IV. MILITOURISM; 11. Heliotropes: Solar Ecologies and Pacific Radiations; ELIZABETH DELOUGHREY; 12. Activating Voice, Body, and Place; KANAKA MAOLI AND MA'OHI WRITINGS FOR KAHO'OLAWE AND MORUROA; DINA EL DESSOUKY; 13. "Out of this great tragedy will come a world class tourism destination:"; DISASTER, ECOLOGY, AND POST-TSUNAMI TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN SRI LANKA; ANTHONY CARRIGAN; 14. In Place: Tourism, Cosmopolitan Bioregionalism, and Zakes Mda's The Heart of Redness; BYRON CAMINERO-SANTANGELO